2 x t-shirt = summer dress tutorial sew4bub.com

2 x T-Shirts = Cute Summer Dress [Tutorial]

A couple of weeks ago my daughter (4 yo) decided that wearing a skirt and t-shirt to daycare was unfashionable and embarrassing, and each morning sobbed about getting dressed into this sun safe but ’embarrassing’ combination. Being the dutiful (read tired of arguing about it) mother that I am, I whipped up this little sun…

Polo to mini polo dress upcycle tutorial

Mini Polo Dress Up-cycle

I had bought 4 ladies polo shirts recently thinking that they would make good everyday wear around home. However, like sometimes happens, once I got them home they weren’t quite right for me (freakishly high neck lines for a ladies shirt making my bust look really low – but that is another story). So the shirts sat in my cupboard, never seeing the light of day until a favourite little play dress of ours finally became un-wearable and I saw the opportunity for a conversion and to perhaps feel a little better about the unused shirts.

Here is what I came up with:

Baby or toddler shoe in action

Baby or Toddler Shoes – are you a sewing nerd like me?

So…

Are you a sewing nerd like me?

I found myself today, standing in front of the baby shoe section at the shops, there was a pair in my daughters size, they were perfectly presentable, and they were on special for $6.75. Instead of buying them however,I decided to spend the only available ‘baby sleeping time’ today making some instead.

What can I say, I am a sewing nerd, I have no logical justification for making these shoes, and I have no excuses that you can use either, but if you would like to have a go, the pattern is here and the instructions are below 🙂