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accent pillow case baby burlap sofa How to sew a summer dress from 2 t-shirts! customized gifts for mom

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Today I’;m sharing a tutorial?teaching you how to make?summer sundress from 2 t shirts! I picked up the t-shirts at Walmart on clearance, but any t-shirts will do. ?Just make sure that they are mostly “;straight”; and not the fitted variety!

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For this project you will need:

2 t-shirts, both the same size, if you are not sure of sizes estimate UP2 1/2″; band of fabric (just cut 2 1/2″; off the edge of one of your favorite fabricsaccent pillow case baby burlap sofa, so the piece will be 2 1/2 x 44″;)6″; band of fabricRibbon

The first thing you need to do is try one of the t-shirts on your model and mark the natural waist. This is usually at the belly button.

Next cut off the bottom (after you take it off your model *wink*)…; of ?t-shirt #1 just below where you marked the natural waist.

On t-shirt #2, cut off the bottom off, just below the arm holes.

With right sides together- stitch the bottom of t-shirt #1 to the top of t-shirt #2.

Press seam.

On your 2 1/2″; wide strip of fabric, stitch 2 button holes in the center.

Turn under edge of strip 1/4-1/2″; on both sides and press.

Pin strip over seam where t-shirt 1 meets t-shirt 2. ?Use the seam as a guide so that you will stitch the waistband on straight.

Beginning at the front and working to the back, topstitch waistband in place. Topstitch the top and bottom of the strip. ?At the back, end one side of the strip at the center back, and leave the other strip with a 1″; overhang.

Put a safety pin on your ribbon and string through the waistband so that the 2 ends are coming out of the 2 button holes in the front.

To close the back seam, fold under strip overhang and stitch down. You will stitch through the ribbon (this also keeps the ribbon attached to the dress for safety reasons).

Press waistband well.

At this point I think the dress is a bit too short- but if you want to make a swim cover up you can skip the next step as the dress is already hemmed (you kept the hem on t-shirt 2).

If you wish to add the lower band:

Cut the band the same size as the bottom of the dress, allowing for a seam allowance. Stitch together at short sides. You will have a circle of fabric that you can pin to the bottom of the dress. (it should fit perfectly, no gathering)

Pin this band to the bottom of the dress and stitch in place with 1/2″; seam.

Press seam towards skirt band.

Turn band under 1/2″; and press.

Fold band so that the pressed edge of the band matches the seam between the skirt/band. ?Pin in place.

On right side of dress, topstitch band in place.

You’;re done!!

I hope that you like the dress!!! Let me know what you think!

Well I think it’s time for another Saturday Snapshots post… I always mean to share these once a week but never seem to prioritize the time to sit down and write up the post.

This Peanut Butter Fudge is extremely popular during the holiday season and it’s no wonder why! My Peanut Butter Fudge recipe is easy, creamy and ridiculously good. Hope you enjoy it, too.Peanut Butter Fudge is perfect for indulging and gifting! With just 6 staple ingredients and 10 minutes hands on time, this easy peanut butter fudge recipe makes the perfect holiday treat!

The other day I was trying to come up with a last-minute holiday crown I could wear to a party. It needed to be inexpensive and literally take five minutes to make – and thus these Three 5-Minute Holiday Crowns were born. One is made with glitter gold leaf branches, the other is made from holly wire garland, and the final one is made with pipe cleaners.



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