Rock’n’Roll Baby (step one)

The thing with having a baby boy named Drake is, I kind of want to dress him to match his name. A cross between a pirate and a rock’n’roller. And, when he gets older, a bit of 1940′s style thrown into the mix as well. Funnily enough, it’s not that easy to find baby clothes to match any of those styles.

So, I made a pattern for baby trousers, based on a pair we already have for him.

And thus, the first step to being able to dress him in the rock’n’roll style – grey trousers made from an old tshirt.

Check out the raised eyebrow below – he’s practicing his ‘stage look’ already.

Sure, the rest of the outfit doesn’t look all that rock’n’roll, but like I said, this is just step one. Watch this space for more rock’n’roll/piratical baby styles in the future. I have fabric, and I have intentions to use it!

(On a side note, it’s interesting how much pirate-themed fabric I already have in my stash. Jolly Rogers, anyone?)

These little trousers were so fast and easy to whip up – yay for overlockers! I’ll be making him a few more soon, and if I figure out how, I’ll probably even put the pattern up here for anyone who wants it.

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12 responses to “Rock’n’Roll Baby (step one)

  1. What a fun name! It’s nice to have a little one with a unique name. And how cool to be able to make tiny little pants in no time flat!

  2. Great name! I’m sure he’ll be the best dressed kid in town! :) One bonus in making kids clothes, besides dressing them sharp, is that it’s easy on the yardage ^_^

  3. He’s going to be the coolest kid on the block!

  4. Aaaw this is going to be so cute to see how you dress him up! If I ever have a little one I want to make a pile of dinosaur-themed onesies (tails included) to dress them in! Is that weird??

    • Dinosaur onesies sound awesome! (Especially with tails – that would be so adorable!)

      Now I’m thinking I may have to make a monkey onesie. And a cat onesie. With tails. And hoodies with ears to match. Hmmm…… Must make the most of this before he gets old enough to protest what he’s dressed in. ;-)

  5. As a rock and roll dancer and enthusiast, I can’t wait to see the rest of his rock and roll wardrobe! A little greaser outfit? Denim pants with cuffs, white socks, sneakers, white tee and leather jacket? Not a lot of need for Brylcreem though…

    • Oh, that would be so adorable! I’m so dressing him like that at some point – great idea! Maybe I should find a bunch of rock’n’roll styles and work my way through them with making outfits…..

      • missjoiedevivre

        Yes, do that! You could do bowling shirts (love those bold stripes), men’s cardigans and sweaters, letterman jackets. I can’t wait to see it all!

  6. “A cross between a pirate and a rock’n’roller.” YESYESYES! He’s super adorable :)

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