Feathers Flights // Sewing Blog: Button Up Shirt Onesie 2

2.09.2012

Button Up Shirt Onesie 2

I altered the shirt onesie pattern, and now it is now big enough for Henry. I used a shirt that I actually made for my husband when we were engaged. I think Henry really enjoys looking like his pops. The print makes me think of a cowboy.
 
This little cowboy is very wiggly, but looks so studly in his shirt.
I didn't cut off the cuffs for the sleeves which means the original pleats are still there. The pleats make Henry look like he has the biceps of a bodybuilder. He looks so tough. Especially with his ginormous eyes and wispy hair.
Here you can see the cuff and placket.
I made the yoke smaller like an actual men's shirt, so that the pleat gives room for arm movement. Henry needs to do his tummy time even when he's dressed up.
I added elastic to the legs this time which adds a lot to the look. I also have three buttons and buttonholes at the bottom for diaper changing.
This cowboy is ready to sweep you onto his horse and ride off into the sunset.

6 comments:

  1. Love this. So cute. Love Henry too! So cute.

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  2. He is so adorable! my own baby has grown out of everything. I need to do this for him. Thanks for posting!

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  3. Cowboy Hank, you can sweep me onto your horse to ride of into the sunset anytime.

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  4. You did such a fantastic job! This looks so handsome and professional. Great job!

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  5. What an awesome refashion!!! I have never seen a shirt made into a onesie before. Great idea!!! Thanks for linking up...

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  6. I wish I'd had some of these when my boys were littler....I hate boy's shirts coming out.

    And it is so well sewn...cuff and placket? You are such an amazing sewist/sewer! (I never know what to call everyone these days...lol.)

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