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S1605: Little Boys Are Heroes in Disguise

Hey Loves!

I'm back after a little break to spend time with family.   I thoroughly loved it. I sewed a few gifts during the break.  I'll share them in a few days. This post is about the cutest little t-shirt for my middle guy.  He loves when I make him things. He brags to his friends!  It makes me feel so good!

Simplicity 1605
So my middle guy is growing like a weed! He's shooting up not out.  His long-sleeve shirts fit his body but not his arms. Lucky for us, we have another shooting up right behind him and I have some knit scraps.  I've found my larger knit scraps are perfect for making shirts for my little guys.

For the sleeve and neckband contrast, I used a scrap piece from a cute project I hope to share soon.  The body of the shirt is a knit fabric I bought in a 2 yards for $2 package from Wal-Mart.  Can I tell you how much those precut packages have changed my Wal-Mart fabric shopping experience?!

You can read all about my opinion of this pattern and the sewing process in my pattern review.  If you don't feel like clicking anywhere else, here's a summary of my thoughts about the pattern: Easy, Quick, Fun!

When I finished the pattern, I felt it still needed something.  Yes, the sleeves are quite the statement but it still needed something.  I decided at the last minute to add some vinyl.  In anticipation of another project, I downloaded the Heroes Assemble font from It seemed perfect for this shirt, so I really went with it.  I didn't have to do anything extra. I just entered the saying in  Cricut Design Space and the design came out great.  Don't you just love a simple design?! I love it even more with the design is easy to weed.  I used two leftover pieces of SiserEasyWeed HTV for this design.

I just love it!  And so does this guy!  He went to school and bragged to his friends that his mom made it!

I just love sewing for him! Do you get to sew for your children?  Do they love their mom made designs? Does it make you as happy as it makes me?

Until next time, SMOOCHES!



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