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Sew with Me: Outside My Comfort Zone

Hey Loves!

I have really enjoyed my time at home.  I have managed to squeeze in a few projects while I've been out with the boys. I'm going to miss my sweet and tough boys but I must go back to the money. Don't worry! I still plan to post at least one new thing a week.  That means I have to make me time, so I can get some projects done.  I think I can handle that.

Like last week, this week's post is thanks to my hubby.  He likes the new drop crotch jumpsuits.  He sent me a pic and said you can do this.  I laughed because it was not really my style.  BUT, hey, my guy likes it.  So, I gave it a try.

I looked at it for a few weeks trying to figure out how it is constructed.  I looked at a few in the store. I planned to draft my own pattern.  Then, a member of one of the sewing groups on Facebook posted a tutorial for a drop crotch jumpsuit. Winning! I see no need to recreate the wheel. I followed the tutorial and whipped this up with fabric from my stash in about 2 hours (I had to try it on and adjust it a few times).

So here is it:
Jumpsuit: DIY - Lightweight Sweater Knit from Joann's, Vest - Old Gift - Similar, Shoes - JustFab Riva
My hubby liked it and my friends thought it was cute. I was still on the fence but I wore it for casual Sunday at church.  I got quite a few compliments on it.  It was very comfortable.  It also helps camouflage some of the baby weight. I plan to make a few more of these.  If you'd like to make one, here's the tutorial:

Well, that's it!  What do you think?

Until next time, SMOOCHES!

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