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T-shirt Refashion – My Little Pony Princess Celestia T-shirt

Princess Celestia t-shirt

Pink t-shirt with Princess Celestia that says Royal Beauty

T-shirt before

So I was in the little girl’s section of Wal-mart and saw this shirt on clearance for $4, and since it had one of my favorite characters on it, I bought it even though I could guess it would be a little small. It was a Girls XL 14/16, and while I like form-fitting t-shirts, it was a little bit too tight. But I knew I could fix it, so I did…

  • Pattern:  none
  • Fabric:  Thin cotton t-shirts
  • Notions:  Thread
  • Time to complete:  4 hours?
  • Make again:  Sure, next time I have a shirt that’s too small.
  • Total cost: $4 shirt at Wal-mart and a free shirt from my dad = $4

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Beach Skirt

Beach Skirt with Pockets!

I love lots of beachy/ocean related designs, including anything to do with mermaids, dolphins or manatees. I found this sheet at Goodwill and I figured I would be able to use it in a variety of projects. I’d been planning to make some sort of clothing out of it, and then I found out some of my friends were having a beach/island party and I thought it would be the perfect time to finish it by.

My original plan for this fabric was as a dress, and I even cut out the bodice lining and sewed it together. Unfortunately I must’ve picked the wrong size, because it was HUGE! I realized I wouldn’t be able to finish the dress in time for the party, so I just made it into a skirt…With pockets!

  • Pattern:  McCall’s M6349 (Size 20), Simplicity 2067 for waistband
  • Fabric:  Sheet from Goodwill, yoke made out of a Batik quilting cotton fat quarter
  • Notions:  3/4″ Elastic
  • Time to complete:  5 hours?
  • Make again: Yeah, I still want a dress out of it, and I think I have enough fabric to make a whole dress out of it.
  • Total cost: The sheet was probably $2, the yoke was $1 and the elastic was $1, so $4 total. Read the rest of this entry

RAWR! (A.K.A. Dinosaur Skirt)

Back in August, I found a “dinosaur and bug” sheet while thrift shopping at Goodwill, and I immediately thought it might be an interesting contrast to make a skirt out of it. I worked on it for a few days in September, and finished it before October, but never had pictures to post.

Dinosaur Skirt

Dinosaur Skirt

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