Friday, 3 April 2020

Boys Motley Shorts Sewing Project - McCalls 6873


Summer is fast approaching.  These lightweight cotton shorts that are super easy to pull up and down.  They are big enough to protect delicate skin from the sun, perfect for playing outside.  There's no need to worry about mess as they're super easy to wash and quick to dry. 

You can buy these shorts from my NuMonday shop or see below for the materials you'll need to make your own:

Tools and Materials:

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Fabric pieces cut out and ready to sew.


Inside leg seams.


Centre seam.


Side seams.


Finish raw edges with an overlocker.


Press hems and waistband.


Make a loop of elastic.


Stitch the waistband with the elastic trapped inside.


Sew hems with a twin needle.


Even out the elastic waistband.


And here's the back of the shorts.


You can buy these shorts from my NuMonday shop or see below for the materials you'll need to make your own:

Tools and Materials:

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Pin these instructions for later.

Here's some of my other children's clothing sewing projects:

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Wednesday, 1 April 2020

Polkadoodles Serenity Chillin' Fairy Handmade Card


A beautifully delicate fairy card in soft muted pastel tones of pink and cream.

You can buy this card from my NuMonday shop or see below to get the materials you need to make your own.

Tools and Materials:

                  

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The digital stamp is hand coloured using ProMarkers.  

The fairy wings are brought to life with a touch of iridescent glitter.


The card is embellished with die cut flowers and leaves.


Features a pretty pink polka dot bow.


The inside of the card is also decorated with matching papers.


You can buy this card from my NuMonday shop or see below to get the materials you need to make your own.

Tools and Materials:

                  

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Feel free to use my cards to inspire your own makes, pin it to your Pinterest for later.

Here are some of my other cards made with Polkadoodles digital stamps:

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