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Toddler modeling a cowboy hat and handmade Woody vest.

My Cowboy

April 12, 2012 Sarah Coggins

Our son’s imagination has really kicked in over the last month. It’s been so fun to see. One of the ways we’ve been encouraging it is playing dress up. I’ve put together a small collections of hats and costumes into a mesh basket from Ikea. One of the hats is a cowboy hat I found at a consignment sale for $1!

To help him dress as one of his favorite characters, Woody from Toy Story, I made him a vest to go with it using fabric leftover from the chaps I made for my Jessie costume last Halloween.

Toddler modeling a handmade cowboy Woody vest.
I made the vest a little large to allow for growing room so he can hopefully enjoy it for a while to come.

Toddler modeling a cowboy hat and handmade Woody vest.

He’s also been sneaky about not wanting to have photos taken at times. It took a lot of work to get these couple with my iPhone! (Including bribing him with the lollipop seen in the 2nd shot. And, yes, he’s wearing the shirt I made for his second birthday party last summer! It still fits too!) Hoping to get some better photos soon with the DSLR.

Supplies: Alova Print-Pony fabric; Coats & Clark thread; Wrights bias tape.


  • ter@waaoms April 12, 2012 at 7:37 am
    he's getting so big. you'll just have to take more candid pictures... sometimes those are the best ones anyway! :)
  • Bonnie April 16, 2012 at 8:35 am
    I think the second picture is perfect. He looks like a real suave cowboy in one of the old western movies! How delightful.
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