Skinny Jeans (and a GIVEAWAY!)

You know how much I love Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop, right?  When Amy came out with the Skinny Jeans pattern, I was super excited!  In case you haven’t noticed, my girls have my petite genes and we are all about the skinny jeans.  Olivia, especially, has a hard time finding pants that fit as she gets taller, but is still slim enough to pull on 12-18 month pants.  I’m not even kidding.  When I got the Skinny Jeans pattern, I was too impatient to shop for stretchy denim; I wanted to try them right away! I was looking at the leftover remnant of that great grey/yellow fabric that I made my jacket out of last week and I thought it would look awesome in pants!  I had just enough for a 4T, which is Grace’s size and the fabric is just her style.  I totally love these pants!! 

They have a flat front with faux fly and opening button front (if you wish…I didn’t) and an adjustable elastic back waistband.  Full, lined pockets in the front and pockets in the back, belt loops and great topstitching.  I went with a blue thread to add a little pizazz.  I thought the pattern would be time-consuming with all the pockets and the topstitching, but actually, I finished the whole pair in a few hours after the kids were in bed one evening. 

Most importantly, Grace LOVES these pants.  I’m anxious to grab some more stretchy denim and make Olivia a couple pairs of new pants (she’s anxious, too!).

What do you think?  Do you want to try out this pattern, too?  Today, Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop is giving one lucky reader their choice of FIVE PDF PATTERNS from the shop.  Woohoo!  Entry criteria for this giveaway is as follows (Please leave a comment for EACH entry):

1. Tell me what you’re sewing right now.
2.  Sign up for the Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop newsletter, click here.
3.  Follow Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop on Facebook, click here.
And that’s not all!!!!!  Starting tomorrow, Thanksgiving day, Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop is running a huge sale!!  HUGE! So, go snatch up the patterns you need for your holiday sewing!!  


  1. Anonymous says

    I am sewing a family reunion dress right now. I would love to give those jeans a try and the blouse is adorable too. Liked on facebook and signed up for the newsletter too. Thanks for this post.

  2. Kaitlyn says

    I am sewing lots of American Girl doll clothes for Christmas gifts. It’s the first time I’ve made doll clothes and actually enjoyed it!

  3. bandwife says

    Lots of big projects on the burner but right now I’m trying to tackle the mending pile. Love our site, such great inspiration. Thanks!

  4. Mae says

    Right now I’m sewing the basic boys blazer in size 18 months for my little man. I would really enjoy having a skinny jeans pattern for my daughter. Thanks for the opportunity.

  5. lafondsi says

    I tried my hand at leggings last night. Used a double needle and it was great! I made three pairs. I probably should have tried harder to find an appropriately colored bobbin thread for one of the pairs, but that’s okay. She still loves them.

  6. Love, Lace and a Lady says

    I’m sewing my first baby outfit for my first nephew (which means first time sewing for a boy!). I’m very excited to see him in his little outfit.

  7. Tiffany says

    What am I not sewing? Currently working on a fleece hat, rice pillow, mug cozy, business card holder, holiday skirt for my daughter & a cardigan refashion for me!!! Would dearly love to try some Peek a Boo patterns! Thanks & happy Thanksgiving!

  8. Jade Wright says

    I’m frantically sewing Christmas gifts in the hope to get one up and procrastination and prevent a Christmas eve meltdown 😉 I like peek-a-boo patterns on Facebook and get their newsletter.

  9. The Nelson Family says

    I am in the middle of sewing dolls for my girls as well as a dress for one of my girls and a romper for my 5 months old 😀

  10. Christy says

    Im actually sewing the hopscoth top from peek-a-boo patterns right now, i have already made the dress version!! :-)
    christy at nsw1 dot com

  11. Laura R says

    I just finished 2 baby blankets and am moving on to dresses for my daughters for winter!

  12. Kristie Clower says

    I just finished converting a Girasol woven wrap to a ring sling. Next in the line up I have a satin circle skirt for M.

  13. sewVery says

    These are crazy cute! I had no idea Amy had a skinny jeans pattern in her shop. Thanks for spreading the word about it!

  14. Kristy says

    Right now I’m working on little diapers to donate to the hospital for micropreemies who pass away. Sad work, but very rewarding. Thanks for the chance to win–I love Peek-a-Boo patterns! :)

  15. Kat says

    Also, I’m currently sewing a half apron for my mother in law for Christmas. And finishing up my 3 year old’s Christmas pants!

  16. Anonymous says

    I am sewing Christmas shirts for all 8 of my grandkids and the two girls are getting Christmas headbands to match. Thanks so much for the chance

  17. Mo says

    I I am currently sewing hats, scarves and mittens for homeless children shelters. I posted on Facebook( on my neighborhoods private site) that I needed materials (like sweaters and sweat shirts) to make these items. I had a wonderful turn out so needless to say, with all of the donated fabrics, I have plenty to make my projects for these kids. Yay!
    I really love this little jacket.

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