I had some white t-shirts with stains on them. They weren't mine though. They belonged to my 2 & 4 year old. I'm not sure why I kept them, but I did. I also had a set of bed sheets I bought for about $2 at a Lighthouse Ministries Thrift Store. I liked the pattern but bought them with no intention other than possibly repurposing them into clothing. There was no plan in my mind, just a love for the light florals and the so soft to the touch fabric.
Then today, inspiration hit! I remembered making t-shirt dresses with my mom when I was a kid and I decided to do the same thing for my girls with the stained shirts and sweet looking bed sheets, based on a tutorial at My Crafty Side. Here are the results:
Clearly, the girls love them. And I do too. I'm so happy with the way they turned out. The one cheat I took full advantage of was in how I created the gathers. I used the already elasticized corners to work the gathers in without having to do any extra basting. Oh, and I used my serger to attach the skirt to the shirt, saving all kinds of
Have you ever accomplished a crafting feat you weren't sure you could do?