This time, it was the boys' turn to receive some handmades!
Ezra received some cute polo shirts for his birthday, and I wanted to make him a pair of plaid shorts to go with them, so I did! I used my usual tracing method to make these, and I love them. The outfit makes him look a little too grown up, though! =)
Just for fun, I decided to make him a new pair of pants. I wanted something a bit more polished looking, so instead of using my tracing method for these, I decided to try this free pattern. I used the flat front version, adjusting it to fit Benjamin, and added pockets. I'm really happy with how they turned out - definitely more professional looking than having an elastic waist all the way around, as I would have done without the pattern. The one change I would make is to place the pockets a bit higher next time. Benjamin likes them, though, and has already worn them several times, which I consider the highest compliment, especially given the fact that he's quite picky about his clothes these days! I'd love to make him another pair or two for fall, but we'll see if that happens!