Baby Fakie Pants Pattern from One Thimble

The first decision that comes to my mind when I see these is cutie patootie pants isn’t “do I sew these pants,” but rather, “what color thread do I use for the topstitching?!”.  I mean, really.  All of that stitching detail just grabs your attention and demands to be swooned over.

Can someone push that fainting couch over here?  THUD!!!

One Thimble Baby Fakie Pants

 

If you haven’t read any of my other posts about patterns from the One Thimble E-zines (here, here, and here), you should know that it’s an amazing collection of PDFs, tips, style articles, and all things fabulous and sewing related, dreamed up by the amazing Jen Kennedy of Ainslee Fox.  The patterns I’ve sewn have been so fun and unique, and I’m always dying to see what’s going the be in the next issue.  You can buy the full E-zine or the individual patterns, but the E-zine is a great deal!

But back to the pants…(see what I did there?)

These are the Baby Fakie Pants from Issue 3.

One Thimble Baby Fakie Pants

Topstitching LIKE A BOSS!!!

Once you get everything cut and the stitching lines traced, this really is a super quick sew.  I did have to adjust the sizing to fit my small fry, and I shortened the length a bit, but he still has some growing room in them.  I used a bottom-weight fabric that feels a little like twill that makes these a great, durable pair of pants.  And did I mention cute, too?

One Thimble Baby Fakie Pants

 

All of this modeling wears a dude out, Mom!

All of this modeling wears a dude out, Mom!

I hope this inspires you to take a look at everything One Thimble has to offer.  I’ve always loved the Aussies and this just seals the deal for me!  It makes me want to hop on a plane and head Down Under!  (But I’ve heard from Megan and Lyn that if I came, I’d have to fill a second suitcase with dresses and fabric from ‘Merica.)  Sign me up, y’all!  This mama needs a vacation!

I received a copy of the One Thimble E-zine to use for this post.  This post contains affiliate links.  I receive a portion of all One Thimble Ezine sales purchased through my unique link.  However, my thoughts are my own and so is that handsome fella in the pics!   

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The Time Traveller Vest by Ainslee Fox for One Thimble E-zine

I know, I know.  Time Traveller.  My spell check doesn’t like the Aussie spelling either.  But I’m honoring the many differences that are represented in the PDF world and trying to spell it right for the fabulous Ms. Jen, who is the talented designer behind Ainslee Fox and this amazing vest you’re about to see.

So, now that I’ve got that out of the way, when I mention “time traveler” and “vest” in the same sentence, you seriously have to be thinking of Marty McFly and the old town clock tower and crazy Doc Brown, the DeLorian, flux capacitor, and 1.21 gigawatts.  Nevermind the fact that he went back in time 30 years and next year will be the 30th anniversary of Back to the Future.  Mind blown.

Time Traveller Vest collage

Obviously this is not a clock tower, but I thought it was a cool, historical place for a photo shoot.  I’ve always been a history buff, so I really wanted to think about where we did this!  You can read more about the Heigold Facade in Lousiville, Kentucky HERE.

If you remember, in last week’s post, I showed you this sweet little shift dress from Ainslee Fox Designs.  I loved that little dress and I can tell you that this Time Traveller Vest is just as fun and gorgeous, although a little more handsome.

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My son was SO excited when he learned that I was making something just for him!  I made him a vest for Easter last year and he’s pretty much been begging me to make another one ever since.  I went back to my Parson Gray stash again, and this time pulled out my coveted World Tour Linen.  Swoon.  This stuff is amazing and it was beautiful fabric to pair with this pattern.

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This vest has so many fun details.  I got another chance to practice my welt pockets (nailed it!) and also learned a fun new way to add a facing to the front and neck of the vest.  It has a nice, relaxed fit and even has a belt in the back for a more fitted look.  The vest is fully lined and just like with the Twist Shift Dress, the techniques are pure perfection and the results are just gorgeous.

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This is casual enough for jeans, but it would look great with a pair of khakis or even some crisp linen pants for the summer.

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We even got a few broody poses from him.  This guy cracks.me.up.

So now you’re just DYING to know where you can get this vest, right?  You can purchase this vest pattern as a part of the One Thimble E-zine Issue 2, which I highly recommend.  I seriously want to sew ALL THE PATTERNS!  You can also purchase the Time Traveller Vest as a stand alone pattern.  Either way, you are getting an amazing pattern from Ainslee Fox Designs.  I am definitely a new fan!  I think this guy is, too!

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This post contains affiliate links.  Purchases made through my unique link allow me to receive a portion of the One Thimble Ezine sales.  Please buy through my link and help support my fabric addiction! 

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