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#76 fezzy

Posted 20 March 2010 - 12:54 AM

Just thought I'd share- I found this tutorial a few days ago on how to turn an old button up shirt into a pretty dress! So easy to do and looks so cute! button shirt to toddler dress

Here's one of my versions- though it was a (size 16) women's shirt so the biggest size dress I could make was about a size 0-1 and I had to use the collar for the bodice as there wasn't one in the back of the shirt- though it turned out to be the perfect shape actually.

Edited by fezzy, 20 March 2010 - 12:59 AM.


#77 blueberry℘twist

Posted 14 April 2010 - 02:30 PM

Cute little sundress here original.gif

#78 blueberry℘twist

Posted 21 May 2010 - 11:17 AM

I am not sure if this one is listed but I found a great "chair bag" pattern here:
http://www.sewspoiled.net/freepatterns/cla...es-tutorial.pdf

#79 narelleh

Posted 28 May 2010 - 08:28 AM

I've just posted a felt corn tutorial to my blog, which I'm quite proud of and would love to have added to the list:
http://www.cookcleancraft.com/2010/05/felt-corn.html

#80 littlefeet

Posted 30 May 2010 - 11:57 PM

All done ladies - I also added a great tute to make Skorts in summer for your girls.


#81 becanne

Posted 04 June 2010 - 10:06 PM

Heres one for a size 1-2 and size 3-4 pinafore/button shoulder dress
button shoulder dress

#82 Tetinks

Posted 08 June 2010 - 07:06 PM

There are links to loads of gorgeous hair clips here.

#83 blueberry℘twist

Posted 21 June 2010 - 12:19 PM

This is the cutest little pincushion/ sewing caddy biggrin.gif
http://www.craftpassion.com/2010/04/sewing...th-pattern.html

#84 blueberry℘twist

Posted 22 July 2010 - 01:44 PM

Magic Tube Turning Trick

Great for turning small or large tubes/straps/handles etc. biggrin.gif

Wish I had discovered this long ago before ripping my hair trying to turn tiny tubes  rolleyes.gif



#85 jotsmum

Posted 10 October 2010 - 06:15 PM

Can I add links to my own blog here?

Made this kids tool belt tutorial a few weeks ago and thought it might be of interest to those who have boys:

http://madebyjotsmum.blogspot.com/2010/09/...t-tutorial.html

#86 livvie7586

Posted 02 November 2010 - 02:09 PM

i have to add this dress, very easy and looks great on

http://diyfashion.about.com/gi/o.htm?zi=1/...nity-dress.html

#87 ednaboo

Posted 07 November 2010 - 01:32 PM

Th Train To Crazy Blog has a pattern for a cute toddler dress, the Go To Dress, plus a tutorial to convert a towel to a kids hooded backpack towel!

#88 Lu-Bell

Posted 05 December 2010 - 08:49 AM

HI all,

here is a blog with lots of fab tutes. http://shwinandshwin.blogspot.com/

#89 minus

Posted 13 December 2010 - 01:19 PM

The Most Flattering Shirt Dress DIY for grown ups

shirtdress

Edited by cheekychook, 13 December 2010 - 01:20 PM.


#90 christineb2

Posted 15 January 2011 - 09:15 AM

http://thethriftyquilter.blogspot.com/2009...ne-thrifty.html

This is a great tutorial for a quilt made from 7 men's dress/business shirts. I have been working up to doing one of these for years and having found this one, may just try it.

Here is a simpler alternative with a cleaner look:

http://craftingagreenworld.com/2009/05/14/...ss-shirt-quilt/



#91 SuezS

Posted 18 January 2011 - 04:52 PM

Size 1 sunsuit with ruffles

Patternless skirt

Edited by SuezS, 19 January 2011 - 12:31 PM.


#92 SuezS

Posted 28 January 2011 - 07:24 AM

Layer cake skirt

#93 anyonez~angel

Posted 15 February 2011 - 12:31 PM

pint size party skirt


adult size party skirt

#94 SuezS

Posted 20 March 2011 - 07:20 AM

Girl's party dress

#95 Lu-Bell

Posted 21 May 2011 - 11:50 AM

Ok will try to make a link here but if it doesn't work just copy n paste. Really cute repurposing tutorials that could just as easily work on new fabric. Sorry- all girls patterns mostly.

http://naptimecrafters.blogspot.com
naptimecrafters

I love the title of the blog.



#96 Lu-Bell

Posted 21 May 2011 - 12:05 PM

Sorry everyone! Its all I can say because you will need at least an hour of uninterupted time for this one. There is over 300 tutorials listed under Children. I think I may have redeemed myself with all those who have boys. Lots of nice boy things too.

tutorials

This is what I can get done when I have the flu and no kids.

#97 SuezS

Posted 30 May 2011 - 08:35 AM

Knot shorts for girls

#98 Lu-Bell

Posted 13 June 2011 - 01:18 PM

Sewing in nomans land has recently included free PDF patterns for her outfits on her blog including her amazing creations for Project Toddler Run and Play. Here is the link:

http://sewingin-nomansland.blogspot.com/p/tutorials.html

#99 shan17

Posted 01 August 2011 - 11:54 AM

Anyone know of a simple maternity summer dress pattern?

#100 louiseos

Posted 07 September 2012 - 07:39 AM

Does anyone have any patterns/tips for sewing a liner for my pram/stroller?

TIA



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