21 May 2009

From Shirt to Skirt

When T-shirts don't fit anymore, passing them on as hand-me-downs are the easy and most practical solution. My version of "hand-me-downs", however, involves some tweaking making even the biggest T-shirt fit the smallest member of the family.

Once an adult's T-shirt...

...Now a baby skirt!

I was thinking of making a T-shirt for a toddler but I decided a little skirt would be easier. I didn't use a pattern -- I just winged it with a pencil and ruler. Another hand-me-down idea is to make pajama pants. You'll find the demo here.


Enjoy this tiny blah to Tada! project!

14 comments:

  1. Hehe this is way too cute!

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  2. That is precious! And recycled jersey fabric is so much easier to find and less expensive than trying to buy it new. I like to buy large size stuff on super clearance from Target and use that.

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  3. Um... R U kidding me with this site??? It's FANTASTIC! You are bookmarked and I am ready to copy everything you do! LOVE this place... now I've got to go explore all your posts!

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  4. Hi Nuit...thanks for being supportive of my first attempt at making baby clothes!

    Hello Ashlee! Thanks for the visit! I agree with you that new fabric can be pretty expensive. Ooooh, I love Target, too!

    Howdy Gillian...awww, blush! Thanks for the very sweet comment! Please -- let's all recycle together!

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  5. Oh hi Whitney! Thanks for stopping by!

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  6. This skirt is too cute! Your creativity never ceases to amaze me. You should have your own show. You are far more clever than Martha Stewart!

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  7. That's such a ginormous compliment The Cottage Cheese! Blush! Thanks for coming by =)

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  8. thank you for visiting us! you make the most wonderful things. so clever.

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