Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Possum Pixie (11/52)


I really do enjoy sewing things for little ones, the size means they are often finished quickly which is always a bonus! I had the pleasure of making a little pixie hood coat for my nephew who I met for the first time recently. He lives in a warm land and I wanted to make sure he had something snugly to wear while he was here.

I've made so many pixie hood coat now that they do come together so quickly, I could make one in my sleep. This one I made from a thrifted jumper, a super soft Possum and Merino blend and for the lining my daughter (a proud big cousin) chose a Kiwi print fabric.


I'd forgotten how fast little legs move, especially when they are trying to keep up with big cousins, so photos are limited, but I think you can tell it would be a cosy to wear. It's generous in size so hopefully will last a few Winters, perhaps another visit to NZ too. Well an Aunt can only hope right?

5 comments :

  1. Adorable and such a lovely and generous gift Louana xx

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  2. Such a clever idea. Your nephew looks so snug and happy.

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  3. This one looks super snug, I love the idea of the possum... Must keep an eye out for some on my op shop travels. It is certainly time for winter sewing again! Xx

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  4. Meeting nieces and or nephews for the first time *heart melt*
    I love the way you've upcycled and that you're brave enough to sew . . . I lost my bravery along the way somewhere gggrrrr

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