This project started when I saw this dress at the SA store for $2. I knew could make a cute little girl dress from it like I did here. I found a $1 short sleeved white top at WalMart…
I cut the top off about 1.5 inches below the armpit…
and cut off the dress above one of the ruffles so there was room for a seam.
Then I turned the top so the right sides were together, and stretched the dress to fit the top. I used my serger but you could use a regular machine as long as you used a stretch stitch. That’s all there is to it! The hardest part is finding the ruffle dress or top to make a little dress from. The ruffle fabric is so expensive! I can’t wait to see my niece in the dress!
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Gorgeous dress Ellen! I love the ruffle fabric.
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Hope you have a fabulous week!
Jill @ Creating my way to Success
Cute idea!! Thanks for sharing!
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I am loving this dress. I am itching to make up-cycled clothes for my grand babies
This is really creative!...and adorable. Thanks for sharing it at The Weekly Creative.
Shannon @ Sewing Barefoot
I am so into recycling and upcycling. I love love what you have done. I am visiting from Sew Darn Crafty but also follow Sewing Barefoot
Great up cycle. I saw a ruffle dress at he goodwill this week i could do this with!! Pinned:) New follower. Follow me back http://www.sewsweetvintage.com/2013/01/love-me-love-my-dog.html
That is super cute! Don't you just love it when you can upcycle something so adorable?
Love this idea! I am totally going to do it with my little girl! fun Blog! I really enjoy it!
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Kimberli @ greatastestuesdays.blogspot.com
Cute idea! It turned out well!
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