Today I made vests for the kiddos to wear for dress-up. Or just to wear, because who hasn’t seen a kid all-out dressed up like a space man or princess in the store, grocery shopping with mommy?
These were supposed to be cowboy vests, but kind of ended up…not very cowboy-ish?
I don’t really know how but they at first looked kind of like suit vests which while they are dashing and dapper it was not what I was going for.
I used a shirt that fit them well as a template to make sure I made the right size, plus I added a bit of extra fabric. I tend to always use up more than I think I’m going to, So I’ve learned to give myself some wiggle room.
After a bit of cutting here and there and some sewing and adjusting, here is what I came up with:
They are kind of more just outdoorsy than cowboy.
So, I shall simply call it..
The Dress-Up Vest
|My handsome Ethan, strutting his stuff 🙂|
|I put a bug patch on E’s that says “Bug Wrangler”.|
|E being silly and putting the bug vacuum on his nose|
|Ethan- Bug Wrangler|
Eliana had just awakened from her nap and was cranky so she didn’t want to wear her vest just yet.
Here it is, complete with cute flower and little pocket:
I may end up putting some ruffles on it or something, since it’s still kind of masculine. But cowgirls aren’t especially girly anyway..so I may just leave it.
What do you think? Ruffles, or no?
Stay tuned to see what I make tomorrow- I’m not sure myself what I”m going to do yet!