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I promised you a post about boys’ patterns and here is it;)

People tend to shy away from sewing boys’ clothes. It’s true that they can be a bit more involved than, say, an elastic waist skirt, but they are incredibly satisfying to sew. Girls have a reputation for being picky, but I think my sons are twice as particular as my daughter. They want their clothes to be a certain color, no a certain shade of a certain color; and they need to be easy to put on–no fussy snaps or zippers or buckles; and if they are not the most comfortable thing in the world, well then those clothes will never see the light of day.

Making clothes that your boys love is challenging, but when they fall in love with something you’ve made it’s the best feeling in the world. Sharon, the designer and owner of Zonen 09, has not only embraced this challenge, but built a company around it. Her patterns are comfortable, modern, filled with delightful details, and a pleasure to sew. In Sharon’s words:

Zonen 09 loves sewing for boys. That is why we design sewing patterns for stylish and comfortable boys clothing. Every pattern comes with a detailed step by step photo tutorial that makes it fun and easy for their moms to sew their sons unique handmade outfits.

zonen 09 + giveaway // kid's clothes week

cisse pants (and shorts )pattern has several pocket, fly and waistband possibilities

Zonen 09 is located in Belgium, so naturally all the patterns are available in Dutch. There are four Zonen 09 patterns available in English: Ole, Pim, Charlie, and Jacob. But on the first day of KCW, Monday April 20, the Cisse pants pattern and the Lars jacket pattern will be released in English as well! The Cisse is pictured above. You can see some of the details Zonen 09 is famous for: double pocket, double piped pocket, piped cuffs, welt pockets with a button closure. All of these details can be included, or you can omit them all for a well-tailored, simple summer short.

zonen 09 + giveaway // kid's clothes week

lars jacket pattern is fully lined with a high collar, hood option, zipper and velco closure, and piping details 

The Lars comes out in English on Monday too and this is far and away my favorite pattern. If I saw this jacket in a store, it would surely be out of my price range:) The coat closes with a zipper and velcro and opens to reveal a gorgeous curved–and piped!– lining. The add-on hood pattern pulls tight with an elastic cord and attaches easily with buttons. The giant pocket in front is très cool and quite useful too. This coat will no doubt be a favorite and could very easily become an heirloom!

If all these details make you nervous–don’t be! Sharon walks you through each and every step. Her tutorials are quite extensive. She explains every step in the sewing process in detail, so even beginning sewers can use the patterns without troubles.

zonen 09 + giveaway // kid's clothes week

1. jacob 2. cisse 3. ole 4. lars 

Even though Sharon’s patterns are designed with boys in mind, there are plenty of girls walking around in Zonen 09 outfits. Isabelle from Mini Dotter sews a lot of Zonen 09 patterns for her three girls and they are absolutely stunning! Sharon also has a whole page devoted to girls in Zonen 09 on pinterest.

I know you are eager to get to the giveaway. I mean how could you not want to sew up all of these patterns right this minute?! But I wanted to let you in on a little secret. Sharon has been working for months on adding a new branch to her company: fabric design! The designs are in the final stages, so be on the look out for Zonen 09 fabric for boys. Her fabric designs are sure to be as fantastic as her patterns.

zonen 09 + giveaway // kid's clothes week

1. pim shorts 2. cisse pants 3. jacob pants 4. charlie shirt 5. ole hoodie 6. lars jacket 

Now, finally, for the giveaway. Sharon has generously offered to giveaway six of her patterns: Pim, Cisse, Jacob, Charlie, Ole, and Lars. One winner will receive 6 Zonen 09 PDF patterns in English. If you speak Dutch you can opt to get the paper version!

Use the Rafflecopter widget below to enter by Thursday, April 23. This giveaway is open to international entries, void where prohibited by law. One winner will receive 6 Zonen 09 PDF patterns.

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Good luck and Happy KCW!

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125 Comments

  • Reply Sarah April 16, 2015 at 8:22 am

    I’ve never even heard of these patterns, but they look amazing!  I think I’d start with the Charlie shirt but I would have to try them all.

  • Reply Mary April 16, 2015 at 8:26 am

    I’ve admired these patterns for a long time but I still haven’t tried one! I’d love to win these. They’re all beautiful but my favorite is the Ole hoodie.

  • Reply Katja Klarenbeek-Knopperts April 16, 2015 at 8:30 am

    I would love to sew a Ole. It’s on my wish list sinds it has been released!

  • Reply Jennifer April 16, 2015 at 8:31 am

    Such great designs! I would love to sew these for my boys-the Lars jacket looks amazing. 

  • Reply Mel April 16, 2015 at 8:32 am

    I haven’t tried them yet but would love to!

  • Reply Margo April 16, 2015 at 8:38 am

    I have not sewn them yet, but I would love to try one of the pants patterns!

  • Reply ailsa April 16, 2015 at 8:40 am

    have done (and loved) charlie and jacob. cisse looks great and had thought i’d even give it a go in dutch… hooray, now don’t have to!

  • Reply Liesbet R April 16, 2015 at 8:50 am

    I’ve already sewn a Jacob and I’m in love!

  • Reply Emily April 16, 2015 at 8:50 am

    no I haven’t sewn any of these but that Lars jacket looks amazing!! WOW!!

  • Reply lielebeesje April 16, 2015 at 8:51 am

    A Charlie is next on my list!

  • Reply shanley April 16, 2015 at 9:02 am

    beautiful designs!!  love the Ole.

  • Reply Angela April 16, 2015 at 9:03 am

    I think that sewing a Lars jacket is now on my list of swing aspirations:)  Beautiful!

  • Reply Aafke April 16, 2015 at 9:04 am

    I have recently sewn Jacob for my daugher, Sharon put it in her Pinterest board. The patterns are absolutly fabulous te sew with. It was the first pants that actually fit my daughter. I also made two Theo’s for my son, it looks gorgeous on him. No way I would let the change of winning more patterns from Zonen 09 go past me. The pdf’s are in English and paper in Dutch, but would Dutch pdf’s also be a possibillity?

  • Reply sorahart April 16, 2015 at 9:11 am

    Cool pattern shop!  The Lars jacket looks stunning. 

  • Reply Diana April 16, 2015 at 9:12 am

    I just recently found out about theses patterns. They look amazing! Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Reply Kaitlyn R April 16, 2015 at 9:12 am

    Haven’t sewn one of these patterns, so hard to decide which I would sew first… probably the Pim shorts.

  • Reply Louisa April 16, 2015 at 9:29 am

    Wow! What great patterns! I would love to make Ole, Pim, Cisse, and Charlie. It is so nice to see so many boy patterns with fun details!

  • Reply Brooke April 16, 2015 at 9:40 am

    I haven’t sewn any up, but I would love to sew the Jacob!

  • Reply auschick in va April 16, 2015 at 9:42 am

    I never have even heard of them! But I love the ole hoodie! The clothes look very european!

  • Reply Laura April 16, 2015 at 9:50 am

    I’ve already sewn the Cisse, Charlie, Theo and Ole! They are all amazing patterns with a very good photo-tutorial!
    Sharon, you rock!!

    • Reply Laura April 16, 2015 at 9:50 am

      Oh, I forget the Jacob 🙂  You can find my blogposts under the label: Zonen09

  • Reply anne April 16, 2015 at 9:52 am

    Fun! I love zonen09

  • Reply Willeta April 16, 2015 at 9:54 am

    O boy I have four boys to sew for and have just heard about these patterns I don’t know which one I would start with …maybe the coat?!

  • Reply JessZ April 16, 2015 at 10:03 am

    I haven’t sewn any, but love the look of the Lars jacket. I need to visit their shop soon! 😉

  • Reply Tiffany April 16, 2015 at 10:11 am

    I have not sewn any yet but I would love to sew the Cissie pants!  So great!

  • Reply Leigh-Ann April 16, 2015 at 10:29 am

    I haven’t made any, but I like the Jacob, charlie and Pim!

  • Reply Sarah J. April 16, 2015 at 10:32 am

    I have never sewn a Zonen 09, but I have admired many creations from their patterns.  I love the Pim shorts- might need those for this summer!

  • Reply Sarah R April 16, 2015 at 10:52 am

    I haven’t tried one of these yet, but the Lars Jacket looks amazing! 

  • Reply ashley April 16, 2015 at 11:02 am

    One word!! WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAUWWWW!!!! I would like to have this! ashley

  • Reply Kreatita April 16, 2015 at 11:02 am

    Made lots of Jacobs already, love it, too bad my big boys don’t fit in them anymore.

  • Reply Maria April 16, 2015 at 11:02 am

    I would love to try the Lars jacket!!!! beautiful design.

  • Reply liv April 16, 2015 at 11:07 am

    Great patterns! I tried Charlie already, but I want to try them all!

  • Reply _katrien_ April 16, 2015 at 11:07 am

    I’ve already made a few Theo’s and I really want to make a Charie now my son finally wears size 92.

  • Reply Audrey April 16, 2015 at 11:17 am

    The Ole hoodie looks awesome!  And the Lars jacket would be a must sew too.

  • Reply Sarah April 16, 2015 at 11:22 am

    I love the unique style and would love to sew any of the patterns for my boy 🙂

  • Reply Crystal April 16, 2015 at 11:24 am

    I’ve always wanted to try these patterns. The cisse pants/shorts are on my want list.

  • Reply lejimada April 16, 2015 at 11:27 am

    nice and funny design… need it 🙂

  • Reply kristin April 16, 2015 at 11:38 am

    I’ve always wanted to try zonen09, especially those adorable jacket patterns!  Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Reply Sarah April 16, 2015 at 11:44 am

    I’ve never heard of Zonen09 before but these patterns look amazing. Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Reply Kirstin April 16, 2015 at 11:49 am

    I have not yet sewn any patterns from Sharon, but I’ve been trying to work up the nerve to sew up a Charlie. I’m new to sewing and to Belgium so I’ve been eagerly following Sharon’s blog and I’m SO excited to hear about the new English patterns! 

  • Reply Sosan Blaney April 16, 2015 at 11:50 am

    I have been eyeing up these patterns for a long time!  So many beautiful boys patterns!  I think I would start with the Cisse pattern first

  • Reply Saskia Vandenbroeck April 16, 2015 at 12:05 pm

    As mom of 2 boys, I love Sharon’s mission to design only patterns for boys!! I’ve sewn the Pim short and the Theo shirt. Pim was the first pattern ever that I managed to sew without any help, just following the great explanations was enough. I would love to receive the patterns in Dutch on paper.

  • Reply Karen April 16, 2015 at 12:28 pm

    Love these patterns! Hope i win!

  • Reply Sara Speight April 16, 2015 at 12:32 pm

    Love the lars jacket! Love all of them actually but that is my favourite

  • Reply Karly Nelson April 16, 2015 at 12:36 pm

    I’ve made the Charlie and love it! Need to make Theo!

  • Reply Elizabeth April 16, 2015 at 1:05 pm

    I haven’t tried one yet but have had my eye on them for my son.  He’l be two in the fall and it would be the perfect time to try the Lars jacket.

  • Reply Amanda April 16, 2015 at 1:12 pm

    I am excited that Cisse will be available in English!

  • Reply Jessamin April 16, 2015 at 1:37 pm

    I love so many of these patterns! These look like very quality patterns. I am excited to have found this! I would love to start with the Cisse pants. The jackets for winter are amazing. Thanks!

  • Reply Melissa April 16, 2015 at 1:43 pm

    I would love to try these. 🙂

  • Reply Jessie April 16, 2015 at 1:46 pm

    I love Zonen09!! The patterns are really good and detailed. I would love to win the patterns. 

  • Reply BB April 16, 2015 at 1:50 pm

    These patterns look awesome. I love sewing for my kids. 

  • Reply sara April 16, 2015 at 1:55 pm

    I have not come across these patterns before but will definitely be trying them. My son is called Charlie so I would obviously have to start with that one

  • Reply Teri April 16, 2015 at 2:19 pm

    I haven’t sewn one of these patterns yet but they all look amazing! I’d love to try the Ole Hoodie.

  • Reply Liesbeth April 16, 2015 at 2:24 pm

    The patterns of Zonen09 are marevellous. I did a Cisse and a Theo, and I would like making all of them. Looking forward as well to the bigger sizes:-) Sharon is working hard on it!

  • Reply marieke Tijdink April 16, 2015 at 2:26 pm

    I haven’t sewn any yet. But I would really love to!

  • Reply Brittney April 16, 2015 at 2:38 pm

    I have always wanted to try this company, good boy patterns can be so hard to find. 

  • Reply shirley cree April 16, 2015 at 2:41 pm

    have not tried zonen patterns yet….. lars looks interesting…. have to check the size range…..

  • Reply laura April 16, 2015 at 2:54 pm

    I love the Ole pattern!

  • Reply Kristi April 16, 2015 at 2:59 pm

    i’ve made a couple of Theos and an Ole. Can’t wait to get my hands on the Lars!

  • Reply Valerie April 16, 2015 at 3:43 pm

    The pim shorts – EEK!!!! I havn’t sewn a zonen pattern, but i’d love to have the chance!!!

  • Reply Jupo April 16, 2015 at 4:01 pm

    I haven’t  sewn a Zonen pattern, but I’m LOVING the Lars jacket!!

  • Reply Jacomien April 16, 2015 at 4:10 pm

    I’ve sewn a few Jacobs and they turned out super! I see why you’re enthusiastic about the jacket, because I would want to sew 3 jackets for my boys right away! So yes, more of Sharons patterns for me please.

  • Reply Tammy April 16, 2015 at 4:52 pm

    I’ve been wanting to make “charlie” for years!

  • Reply fenna April 16, 2015 at 5:17 pm

    I haven’t sewn any yet but I’ve had my eye on the Jakob for quite some time now!!!

  • Reply Nicola Falconer April 16, 2015 at 5:38 pm

    Love the devotion to boy’s clothes patterns! Can’t wait to try some for my little chap!

  • Reply Kate Smith April 16, 2015 at 6:33 pm

    Love these patterns,just finished a pair of Jacob pants and everyone is loving them

  • Reply Jo April 16, 2015 at 7:17 pm

    I haven’t used these patterns before but would love to try the Lars jacket – I’m always on the lookout for cool boys patterns!

  • Reply elena April 16, 2015 at 8:13 pm

    I’ve wanted to sew a Theo since I saw a really cool floral version. I also love the Charlie and would love to make Jacob pants. These patterns are so inspiring.

  • Reply Shanna April 16, 2015 at 8:39 pm

    I would love to sew up some Cisse Pants for both my son and daughter! So cool!

  • Reply Jordan A April 16, 2015 at 9:47 pm

    I’d like to try the Lars jacket. I have two boys and two hotdogs and it’s definitely the girls that get the sewing love.

  • Reply Wendy April 16, 2015 at 10:54 pm

    I’ve had my eye on these for awhile, but have never tried one. I’d love to give Ole or Lars a try!

  • Reply majella vandeputtr April 17, 2015 at 12:18 am

    Oh, i love this patterns. 100% cute en easy! sharon is a cool woman! and she is from Belgium… en my boy… he like it too! 

  • Reply Andrea April 17, 2015 at 2:03 am

    I would love to sew Lars jackets for my twin boys! I’d just have to rename one of them Erik 😉
    I really love the professional and finished look with the lining, piping, elastic, buttons and all. What a wonderful pattern <3

  • Reply marjolein April 17, 2015 at 2:07 am

    i would love to try the charlie pattern first. and then the theo and ole. i think the patterns are great!!!

  • Reply Sofie April 17, 2015 at 4:07 am

    i have never sewn the Lars but it is on my list since last year…and so is the Ole…to many projects!

  • Reply Susan Mitchell April 17, 2015 at 6:59 am

    I have never seen a zonen pattern but I’d love to start with the Lars!

  • Reply Courtney April 17, 2015 at 8:04 am

    i have never sewn one of the zonen09 patterns but would love to try the cissie pants or the Lars jacket! 

  • Reply Laura Villavicencio April 17, 2015 at 8:37 am

    Super leuke giveaway!

  • Reply Erin Keith April 17, 2015 at 8:41 am

    What a fantastic giveaway!! I have sewn the Theo but I would love to make Lars and Cisse. So exciting to see more coming out in English! Wooo hoo!!

  • Reply Sarah April 17, 2015 at 9:44 am

    I’ve looked over these patterns before and shied away since they were not in English.  That Lars jacket is fantastic!

  • Reply Joke Serneels April 17, 2015 at 1:42 pm

    Wow, 6 Zonen09 patterns, that’s simply too good to be true! I don’t have Instagram or Twitter, so I can’t pick all the options, but still keeping all my fingers crossed on the lookout for this beautiful price.With these patterns, KCW would only be better than it already is!

  • Reply Claire Sutherland April 17, 2015 at 1:47 pm

     Have never sewn a Zonen  pattern but think these look fab and would love to give it a go x

  • Reply Jolien April 17, 2015 at 1:50 pm

    I have several patterns, but hadn’t had the time to sew them yet. I still love Charlie. Would love to win Ole or Lars though, love the new patterns!! 🙂

  • Reply Boevenbende April 17, 2015 at 3:06 pm

    I sewed quite a few zonen09 patterns already, but would love to win the ones I don’t have yet! Such nice patterns…

  • Reply Kristen April 17, 2015 at 3:22 pm

    I had not heard of these patterns before but I am officially obsessed!!  I am already daydreaming about the possibilities with the cisse pants….

  • Reply Christina April 17, 2015 at 6:03 pm

    I haven’t seen any yet, but I think the Lars jacket is going on my wish list for my next pattern buying frenzy!

  • Reply Kerry April 17, 2015 at 6:18 pm

    I haven’t sewn any yet.  But I love the ole sweater and jacob pants!

  • Reply janna April 17, 2015 at 9:09 pm

    I haden’t heard of zonen 09 until now & am quite glad to learn of them. I can’t wait to go over and browse their shop. I’m confident I will find an abundance of treasures! My boys definately need their own lars jackets.

  • Reply Mary Ann April 17, 2015 at 9:52 pm

    Never done one but I like the look of the Charlie.

  • Reply Elizabeth April 17, 2015 at 11:40 pm

    Zonen 09 is a new designer to me! That Lars jacket is amazeballs. Does it come in my size also???

  • Reply All Set April 18, 2015 at 12:51 am

    Love Charlie, but want to try an Ole or a Lars… 

  • Reply liezel April 18, 2015 at 2:13 am

    This giveaway is great! I would love to make a cisse for my little boy!!!

  • Reply Elizabeth Rosario April 18, 2015 at 3:19 am

    I’ve only just found your patterns but I am thinking that I might “need” the Lars

  • Reply Cat April 18, 2015 at 4:51 am

    I haven’t but that Ole Hoodie sure is cute. 

  • Reply Jill April 18, 2015 at 8:01 am

    Never have but the Lars jacket is stunning!

  • Reply Laura L April 18, 2015 at 9:33 am

    I have sewn the Charlie and it was fun, would love to get some other pattern.s

  • Reply Angela April 18, 2015 at 12:42 pm

    I’ve never sewn a Zonen pattern before but those coats look fab!

  • Reply Carla G April 18, 2015 at 12:44 pm

    I’d love to try the Cisse pants!  🙂

  • Reply Jessica April 18, 2015 at 6:53 pm

    I haven’t had the privilege and their are so many I would love! That new jacket is gorgeous! 

  • Reply Darcy April 18, 2015 at 7:11 pm

    I love the Lars Jacket – especially that lining!

  • Reply koot April 19, 2015 at 9:18 am

    I have sewn Jacob pants and the instructions are excellent. I would love to try the Cisse pants or the Lars jacket.

  • Reply Miss Tracy Hanson April 19, 2015 at 1:35 pm

    Not yet, but the Ole has the thumbs up from him (makes a change – not one to like clothes lol) and I love it too.  😀

  • Reply Ann April 19, 2015 at 5:56 pm

    I haven’t sewn any Zonen09 patterns yet. I’d like to try the Charlie shirt first.

  • Reply Cynthia April 19, 2015 at 9:00 pm

    Love the Ole Hoodie and the Lars!

  • Reply Annika April 20, 2015 at 3:27 am

    I haven’t yet sewn a Zonen 09 pattern, but am a long time admirer. Was mostly stopped by the Dutch instructions. But now that more of them are available in English, the Cisse and the Lars might find their way into my shopping cart. And while I’m at it, I might have to add the Theo even though it’s only in Dutch…

  • Reply Charlotte Verdonschot April 20, 2015 at 3:58 am

    Super give-away!!!
    I love them all. I would love to make a Ole.
    And I speak Dutch so 🙂

  • Reply Sara April 20, 2015 at 8:22 am

    I haven’t tried Zonen09 patterns yet although I have been eyeing them for sometime now… I love the Lars jacket!! Thanks for the chance!

  • Reply elana April 20, 2015 at 8:31 am

    cisse!  i know 2 boys who would adore those pants!

  • Reply Tracy April 20, 2015 at 9:42 am

    I’d never heard of them before this post, but that lars jacket looks awesome!

  • Reply Sinead Charlotte April 20, 2015 at 10:24 am

    Never before

  • Reply Tara K April 20, 2015 at 10:52 am

    I have not yet triedZonen 09 patterns but I’d love to try the Cisse pattern first 

  • Reply Molly April 20, 2015 at 12:36 pm

    I’d like to sew the pants!

  • Reply Fiona April 20, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    I just love all these patterns! They are so fun and stylish. I’d really love to try a lars jacket!

  • Reply Barbara April 20, 2015 at 4:14 pm

    this is the first I’ve heard of Zonen 09 patterns.  I have some grandboys I could be sewing more for if I had these cut patterns!

  • Reply Sonya April 20, 2015 at 7:13 pm

    I love the Lars jacket, I have a 3 year old who would love it! Definitely adding it to my wishlist.

  • Reply Chantelle Kemp April 20, 2015 at 7:22 pm

    No I haven’t tried any yet but I would love to try the Lars jacket!

  • Reply Rebekah April 20, 2015 at 7:53 pm

    I would love to try the Cisse plants and shorts for my boys!

  • Reply Alison April 20, 2015 at 10:23 pm

    I would like to try the Cisse pants and the Lars jacket with hood add-on. I really like the details in these patterns.

  • Reply Leanne Bell April 21, 2015 at 5:45 am

    No I haven’t really made anything before. I would love to try an Ole jacket. 

  • Reply Kristy April 21, 2015 at 10:06 am

    I’m newly introduced to the shop, but love the ole hoodie! 

  • Reply Shannon Thomsen April 21, 2015 at 12:52 pm

    I have had the Lars jacket pinned forever and a day.  that would be my first.  I love to sew outer wear but my son has not yet been a recipient 🙂

  • Reply Amanda M April 21, 2015 at 5:47 pm

    Oh wow! These patterns are all so great! I’d love to sew up Lars, and Ole for my nephew. 🙂

  • Reply Erin Waters April 22, 2015 at 8:30 am

    I’d like to try Lars, but it definitely looks intimidating

  • Reply Gwen Maynard April 22, 2015 at 9:51 am

    I haven’t but would like to see the Cissie pants 

  • Reply Milica April 22, 2015 at 12:37 pm

    I don’t care that the patterns are for boys, I would love to see them all on my little girl

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