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Baby dedication suit (vest & pants)

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lil mister dedication suit

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Children
Style Cute, Traditional, Funky, Hipster, Classic
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What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo lil mister: vest from old trousers

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What materials did you use? I used a herringbone suiting fabric I found in the bargain bin at Fabricland! The lining of the vest was made from an old dress shirt of my husband's that had a stain on it. This entire outfit cost less than $5 to make. Booyah!

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What are you most proud of? The fact that I decided to do it and DID it, in less than a week! AND the fact that it cost so little (although I did splurge on some brown suede shoes to match for the dedication on Sunday). In fact, sewing for babies is not as finicky as I expected. Now I'm excited to sew for my little guy. It seems girls get all the cute stuff. Well, not anymore!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Keep it basic at first so you don't have a million stitches to rip if you goof up. But honestly, just go for it. Making your children's clothes is so gratifying.

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