Thursday, March 6, 2014

Peek-A-Boo Pattern Shop: Aloha Burn Blocker {pattern test and review}

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I got to sew up some swimsuits for Samara! Yay! The Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop Aloha Burn Blocker. These are super cute, and so much better than a bikini for a baby. Yeah, I don't even really put a bikini on me, let alone put one on my baby girl.

The Berry Bunch: Peek-A-Boo Pattern Shop: Aloha Burn Blocker: Testing {peek-a-boo pattern shop}

The Berry Bunch: Peek-A-Boo Pattern Shop: Aloha Burn Blocker: Testing {peek-a-boo pattern shop}

How cute is this little surfer suit?

The Berry Bunch: Peek-A-Boo Pattern Shop: Aloha Burn Blocker: Testing {peek-a-boo pattern shop}

The Berry Bunch: Peek-A-Boo Pattern Shop: Aloha Burn Blocker: Testing {peek-a-boo pattern shop}

I have to say that sewing with swimsuit fabric... super hard! It is so slippery!

The Berry Bunch: Peek-A-Boo Pattern Shop: Aloha Burn Blocker: Testing {peek-a-boo pattern shop}

The directions are great and easy to follow too. She gives some suggestions with sewing the zipper onto the fabric (like not using a zipper foot) makes it so much easier!

The Berry Bunch: Peek-A-Boo Pattern Shop: Aloha Burn Blocker: Testing {peek-a-boo pattern shop}

I love the fabric! Hurrah for the local discount fabric shop! Swim fabric at Hancock Fabrics was 16.99/yard! The blue at the discount shop was 5.99/yard and the purple was 2.99/yard! Not UPF rated, but that's ok. I set up the umbrella and douse the sunscreen. Or you can head over to Amazon and search for UPF fabric by the yard.

The Berry Bunch: Peek-A-Boo Pattern Shop: Aloha Burn Blocker: Testing {peek-a-boo pattern shop}

The Berry Bunch: Peek-A-Boo Pattern Shop: Aloha Burn Blocker: Testing {peek-a-boo pattern shop}

After sewing the short sleeve one, the long sleeve one was much easier! 

The Berry Bunch: Peek-A-Boo Pattern Shop: Aloha Burn Blocker: Testing {peek-a-boo pattern shop}

The Berry Bunch: Peek-A-Boo Pattern Shop: Aloha Burn Blocker: Testing {peek-a-boo pattern shop}

Looking at these makes me wish we were close to a beach!

The Berry Bunch: Peek-A-Boo Pattern Shop: Aloha Burn Blocker: Testing {peek-a-boo pattern shop}

The Berry Bunch: Peek-A-Boo Pattern Shop: Aloha Burn Blocker: Testing {peek-a-boo pattern shop}

The pattern is being released TODAY (3-6) and is on sale for today only too! 
Click here to visit Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop.