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Learn to Sew Basics for Boys III

This video lesson covers all four views of Basics for Boys III, our collection of our classic, young boys patterns – David, John, Michael, and Wright. Susan explains in full detail how to construct and finish each view: the four different shirts and the button-on shorts or bloomers. Basics for Boys III doesn't have to just be for boys! See how Susan sews the Wright shirt/bloomers for a girl, giving you the confidence to sew this pattern for every little prince or princess in your life. This video lesson is available on on our website. Shop the looks featured in the video below.

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View A: David

Shirt Fabric: Pima Broadcloth White

Plate: Jungle Friends by Cross Eyed Cricket

DMC Floss: 7 skeins - Blanc, 310, 470, 612, 738, 822, 839 (Purchase Match Your Floss and note these numbers.)

Shorts Fabric & Piping Accents: Brussels Yarn Dyed Flax by Robert Kaufman

View B: John

Shorts Fabric: Pique Solid - Sky Blue

View C: Michael

Shirt & Shorts Fabric: Handkerchief Linen Blue

View D: Wright

Pattern: Basics for Boys III with Alex Puff Sleeve

Shirt Fabric: Pima Broadcloth White

Plate: 8 row design, included in BB3 pattern

DMC Floss: 3608 (Purchase Match Your Floss and note this number.)

Bloomers Fabric: Tatum L by Liberty of London

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