Feathers Flights // Sewing Blog: Billy Bright Eyes Snappy Tee Review


Billy Bright Eyes Snappy Tee Review

Today I get to be part of Muse of the Morning's Pattern Tour! I chose to make the Billy Bright Eyes Snappy Tee pattern because it's a great versatile and basic pattern, but it has a great snap shoulder detail. I made each one unique for each kid. On Henry's I did some diagonal piecing on the front and the back using two different striped knit fabric and alternated the fabric on the sleeves. On Claire's I added a scalloped hot pink band around the neckline and paired it with some striped knit fabric.
One of my favorite things about this pattern is that it goes down to 3 mos! Most kid's patterns don't go below 12 mos which is really disappointing! It was so fun to use such a basic pattern for both a toddler and a baby! (Did you know I used this pattern for Henry when he was about a year old? The sizes have since been extended!) 
I used the 3 mos size for Claire which is a perfect fit; she's going to grow out of it too quickly! 
I used the 2T size for Henry which is a perfect fit for him too. I also love that this pattern runs skinny, so it fits Henry well without alterations!
Claire was pretty easy to get pictures of because she can't move much. I struggled with Henry, but this is the best I got showing the diagonal color-blocking. It looks really cool! 
I had both kids corralled in the crib, and Henry got bored quickly so I told him to read a book to Claire. I was able to capture most of it on video!
There is a great giveaway open on her blog so don't forget to enter! Also, use the coupon BLOGTOUR30 to get 30% off of all patterns sold through Muse of the Morning's shop which can be used May 1 - May 17. 


  1. Oh Henry's so cute reading for her. I love both shirts. I too did the 2T for my daughter and have started a long sleeved 6M for the baby boy, but haven't finished it yet =( oooppppsssss... Gotta get my hands on it soon. I also picked this pattern because it starts at 3m... and it's so versatile, right?

  2. That is so adorable - Henry reading to Claire. Must have been a lovely moment for you.

  3. I love the diagonal on Henry's shirt and the combo of stripes you chose there!

  4. Hi Heather!!
    Thank you so much for taking part in the blog tour! I've enjoyed your review and your little ones are so adorable!!
    Thank you!!


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