Feathers Flights // Sewing Blog: Summer Dress Shirts


Summer Dress Shirts

I was able to test the Mulberry Tunic Pattern which was designed by Olga from Kid Approved for Willow & Co. The Willow & Co Pattern line will be released next week on April 22nd. Let me just say, I loved sewing up this pattern. There are lots of variations and fun details. I made two and added collars to them so these will be Henry's summer dress shirts. 
The first one I made one I used some pretty blue gingham. It turned out so cute, and he looks so dapper! I also made some bright yellow shorts and a chambray bow tie for this adorable outfit.
I love this little outfit, and he will probably wear it to his daddy's graduation in a couple of weeks. I'll probably make some suspenders to help keep his shirt tucked in!
These yellow shorts are so fun! I used Titchy Threads free 2T Small Fry Skinny jeans pattern.
I had a really hard time getting him to sit still for pictures; he wanted to leave so he could play with this girly.
I loved the tunic so much that I made another one. This one I used a pretty chambray that was on sale at Joann's. This shirt will be apart of Henry's Easter outfit which I'll show you tomorrow!
I had fun playing with both sides of the chambray fabric for a subtle colorblocked look. 
And he's off! 


  1. They look so cute! I love little collared shirts on little boys. I just finished sewing up a couple for my boys. They are so easy and quick that I already plan to make more for this summer. I used a two vintage 1940s patterns, but really like the looks of this tunic pattern and may have to try it out, too. Thanks for sharing!


  2. they turned out so great! I love the yellow shorts too!

  3. Oh my goodness. He's the cutest. I just love the blue gingham with the bright yellow shorts. Too cool!

  4. Love that you used both sides of the chambray for a subtly cor block. Fabulous!

  5. aaahhh you added a collar... so great! What a fun dress shirt for summer. Might have to copy this ;o) Emily@nap-timecreations.com

  6. I LOVE both tunics! He is super cute! The shirt looks so dressy with the collar added. Love how you styled it too. Thank you so much for testing the pattern! So happy you like it!

  7. Both outfits are darling! Love that pop of yellow!!

  8. Just adorable!!! I need to dig through my messages and find your number again so we can hang out VERY soon. I need it to warm up for some playground days...


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