H. and J. go back to school after Labor Day. I’ve slowly been sewing school uniforms these past few weeks. J. will be starting kindergarten in September, so I have two sets of uniforms to crank out for the upcoming school year. Luckily, I think H. still fits in some of the uniforms I made for her last school year. I guess I’ll find out soon enough once she actually starts back to school in a few weeks. For now, I think these newly sewn uniforms will get her through the early part of the school year.
As in previous years, I used O + S patterns and yards and yards of khaki twill, corduroy, quilting cotton, and broadcloth to make this year’s school uniforms.
Here is the run down.
This Sunday Brunch Skirt has a pop of contrast with navy blue top stitching. Unfortunately, the striped t-shirt with the sequined lightening bolt is not part of her school uniform. It totally should be if you ask me.
For this Music Class Skirt, I used robin eggs blue for the top stitching.
One of my favorite patterns I like to use for school uniforms is the Music Box Jumper (view B). I used a green polka dot print for the facing and underside of the front flaps.
Since J. still doesn’t like buttons, I made him a few pairs of buttonless pants. I used some scrape fabric for the waistbands and pocket linings for a bit of fun.
I sewed three pairs Sandbox Pants without the drawstring.
For one pair of pants, I used light blue thread for the top stitching. I also added buttons to the back pockets on one pair. J. picked these out.
For all of the Sandbox pants, I lined the pockets and choose fun prints for the waistband.
I also made two pairs of Bedtime Story PJ Pants without the bound hems.
How is your back-to-school sewing progressing?