October 13, 2012

Kids Clothes Week Challenge :: shirt dress

Well I got something else done.  Very pleasing given we've been on 'Operation sleep through the night' with V for the last week.  Read tired.  Very tired.

But here's my very first refashion. Mens knit t-shirt to kid dress.

Shirt dress - kcwc Oct 12

The pattern:  Flashback skinny tee by Rae Hoekstra (nice!) but increased in length of course for the dress.  I highly recommend measuring your child and adjusting the pattern as instructed by Rae.  It was worth the extra 30 mins it took me to work it out.

The fabric:  Thrifted Men's tee  - $2.

The sewing:  Easy peasy!  Super Quick.  No hemming or binding.  Fantastic.  Only I think my rosette is wonky and bulky so I think I need to take a few lessons from Ros.  I hope it makes it through a wash.

Shirt dress - kcwc Oct 12

Shirt dress - kcwc Oct 12

And she loves it.  Bonus.

More KCWC inspiration right here (seriously fantastic).


  1. Looks great! Your flower looks good too - I don't think I have made too many of that style (sew, sew, sew it)

  2. This looks awesome. I think I will be looking at my hubby's t-shirts in a new light now!


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