Just what I needed.

Every day we're inching closer to summer and my boys still have a total of four pairs of shorts between them.  Not good.  And instead of getting started, the mountain of work ahead of me is making me want to just take a nap.  Yeesh.

Well, luckily, Meg is hosting a kids' clothes week challenge.  No pressure, just motivation to get things done.  The kick in the pants (or shorts-ha!) I need. 

You should join, too!

Here are her rules:

Okay, there are no rules, but it sounds less wishy washy than guidelines or suggestions. Really there is only one thing you have to do if you want to participate in kids clothes week: sew. Sew one hour each day the second week of May. You should probably be sewing clothes for your kids, since it’s kids clothes week, but I think accessories are close enough. You don’t have to start a new project or buy new material, you could just finish those pants that have been waiting for cuffs or the sundress you started last summer that still needs buttons. The point is just to work a little each day and see what you have to show for it at the end of the week. There aren’t any prizes, but you can post photos of your finished work in the elsie marley flickr group and we will all oooo and ahhhh over them. And that’s better than a cheap trophy, right?

Sounds awesome, and totally do-able, right??

Hopefully, by the end of the week I'll no longer have to worry about having two pants-less babies this summer.  Wish me luck and a week full of productivity!


  1. so if you feel daring enough to make a tutorial on how you sew your boys shorts i would love you! hehe...i have a boy in the oven....due in two weeks, and I am a beginner sewer who is drooling over your material! :)

  2. I noticed there was more gingham in that photo...can't wait to see what you come up with!

  3. Yay! I need a kick in the behind as well. I just got some remnant fabric (similar to your third one from the top but in blue) to make my son shorts and I really want to make my daughter a dress. I'll be joining for sure!


Post a Comment

Thanks for visiting!

Popular Posts