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Project Run & Play Week Two

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Week two of Project Run & Play is here! It is Boy Week and I made "The Peddler". The outfit is completely inspired by Caps for Sale. Do you know that book? It is a favorite around here. I highly recommend it if you haven't read it.

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I made these gray wool pants with a soft ribbed waistband, fly, front pockets, back flap pockets, pieced knees and ribbed ankle bands (perfect for growing boys!).  Caps for sale outfit-6431


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The sweater is made from an adult sweater. I loved the stripe pattern and it is hard to find good sweater material. The burnt orange chevrons were sewn onto the sleeve to create a more modern, boy feel.

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The knees are peiced. I rotated the pattern so they would stand out a bit and double topstitched just like the pockets and inseams.

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And the caps. OH THE CAPS! Yes, I made them all. I used the Little Cap pattern. They are in the traditional colors of the book. I added appliqués to most of them for added appeal. There are nine in total. NINE. What was I thinking? Imagine getting a three year old to sit still enough to keep them stacked upright.

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I happen to love the rolled ribbed cuff. This style would be especially great for quick growers and early walkers. 

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So what do you think?? Go on over and VOTE!

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Comments

  1. says

    Oh, you monkeys, you give me back those caps. A classic and a definite favorite around this house. I totally love the outfit. The pants are just darling. I’m so diggin’ the ribbed cuffs and the double top stitching is fabulous. And OMG, I can not believe you sewed all of those caps. Will you now be opening a Caps For Sale Etsy shop?

  2. says

    Oh my gosh this is so so cute! I love every single thing about this whole look! It’s all just perfect. The pants, the sweater, the caps! Those cap! And the photos are darling! Wow.

  3. says

    I cannot believe that you sewed 9 caps !!! You were very busy !
    I really like that you put a ribbed waist & ribbed cuffs on the pants ~ makes them so comfy & easy to pull on & off.

  4. kim says

    Coming over from PR&P to tell you how much I adore this outfit! Those pants are fantastic (I am a huge fan of the ribbed ankles, you’re right about them being perfect for early walkers and fast growers. I wish more pants had that look for the toddler set!). And the caps– oh, our family would have fun with them!! Nice work. :)

  5. says

    Great job! Every time we read this book I marvel at the color combination and wonder how to translate it into everyday life. You created a wonderful literal translation. Wow.

  6. says

    Andrea, this is so much fun!! I want to come play! And I love the outfit – the pants look super comfy and detailed all at the same time. Very nice!!

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