Boards Shorts Upsized
Even as summer is drawing to a close and school is about to start and we are all working on fall projects and planning for the change of seasons, I thought I would share one last summer project with you.
Earlier this summer I reviewed a pattern for Surf’s Up Board Shorts. (affilate link) I had gotten a couple of different fabrics from the Fabric Fairy and made one pair up for O in a 4 T (see here.) As it turns out they fit, but were a little snug and Rachel thought it would be good to have a pair in the next size up.
These dragons caught my eye right away and I thought O would love them. This time I used rip-stop fabric for the pockets. I wanted to add a solid color pocket but was unable to find any in a solid color. The rip stop is a good choice.
Rip-stop has a similar feel to it and dries quickly. It does not fray so it is a good choice for active wear that will be used and abused by a toddler. This fabric is used generally on boats, some people use it for sails. I have used it before for making windbreaker jackets.
Now that school is about to start it has finally gotten warm. With the temps in the 90′s to almost 100, O will get good use out of these shorts before the summer’s end.
Fall is a favorite time of year for us and Rachel and I have exciting things planned. Be sure to stay tuned as we continue on our journey in the blogging world.
Do you have any last minute summer tasks you are working hard to finish or have you decided to put your energy into the fall?
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