Viewfinder Tee

I have been doing some basics sewing this week.  Basics sound blah, but it’s what we are needing right now, so basics it is!

My Sweet Pea is a riot with her fashion sense…she is one bright girl.  Sometimes she will come out of her room dressed head to toe in yellow.  Or sometimes it will be a pink shirt with green shorts.  There is no telling if she will match (like overly match) from head to toe, or if she’s a little confused on what colors coordinate.

viewfinder tee And she’s always been this way.  Want to know a secret though?  I kind of love her cooky, quirky style.  It is definitely all hers!  Unique, one of a kind.  And I would much rather have her that way than a kid who blends into the crowd, matching all the other kiddos around her.

viewfinder tee So when I saw this fabric, bright, sunshine-y, full of flowers, I knew it was destined for Sweet Pea!  I used Kate’s Viewfinder Tee pattern to sew this one.  And it is super easy….just the way basics sewing should be!

viewfinder tee Happy first week of December!  Is anyone else freaking out that it is December already?

  • It looks like it suits her! Wonderful version. I’m totally freaked it’s December!

    • Teresa

      Thanks Rachel! Thankfully, I am checking more and more items off of my Dec. to do list!

  • I love quirky style too. Mine wore a pink football jersey with a fur vest. It reminded me of 90s rappers. It was actually pretty bad though, that one. But still cute:) I’m glad to come see her cute yellow tee:)

    • Teresa

      Thanks Amy! Thinking back to my childhood, I’m sure I was a little flighty when it came to fashion….I’m learning 🙂

  • Basics are what get worn the most! This is a super cute tee, I forgot that see Kate sew had this pattern.

    • Teresa

      It’s a great pattern Julie…you should go check it out!

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  • Your Sweet Pea is gorgeous, and I love her style. The shirt looks great on her. I love the colour, it does look very sunshiny 🙂

    Basics are good. They are things we all wear every day. Why not make every day special? There is no reason not to 🙂

    • Teresa

      Thanks Jenya! Basics are what’s be sewn around here these days!

  • It’s super cute! I love that fun yellow flower print!
    I remember dressing head to toe in different shades of pink and look how I turned out! It’s awesome that you let her be her!

    • Teresa

      Thanks Heather! When I spotted this fabric in the thrift store, I snatched it up right away!