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From: booty42500
Date: 01-26-2007, 09:28 AM (1 of 4)
Hi! well i just found your site and i have seen alot of neat ideas to make for my 14 month old daughter.. But the only problem im having is the pattren...

I cant find a pattren for the t-shirt dress and ruffle pants.. Could anyone help me out... ???
User: booty42500
Member since: 01-25-2007
Total posts: 3
From: cshortsew
Date: 01-26-2007, 05:39 PM (2 of 4)
Welcome to the group. When my daughters were small I cut wide strips of fabric and attached them to store bought t-shirts.
Projects Completed in 2007:
Sewing: biscuit quilt, 7 baby dress sets, piggy pillow, 7 baby pants, eyeglass holder, purse, 5 baby outfits, toddler dress set
Crocheting: red purse, piggy slippers, sweater shawl, 5 pr. sock trims, 89 squares, baby sweater, 2 afghans, toddler harness, baby poncho, baby dress
Other: 14 Autism pins
Works in progress:
Sewing: toddler overalls & shirt
Crocheting: vertical stripes afghan
User: cshortsew
Member since: 06-28-2006
Total posts: 380
From: diannab
Date: 01-26-2007, 05:51 PM (3 of 4)
You can use clothes that she already wears as patterns ;D you can also visit (no, I am not affiliated and not compensated) lol I spend mega bucks there. :D :) heheheheheheeheee ;D the ruffles to pants are fairly easy. measure the length you will need to make your fabric strip by measuring round the cuff. and add 1 to 1.5 inches. go ahead and seam the side that will not be attached (this makes it easier to have a nicer finish without being such a witch ;D ) hehe then sew the ends together so you have a tube. run a long basting stitch across the top where it will be attached to the jeans. ;D Then put the right side of the cuff to the right side of the jeans (you will match the unfinished edge on the fabric with the hem of the jeans ) ;D ehehehe sorry for the longwinded explanation but some people need it ;D I know I did when I first started! :D
User: diannab
Member since: 10-28-2006
Total posts: 78
From: 4Chloe&Emma
Date: 01-26-2007, 06:01 PM (4 of 4)

Here's a website that gives instructions on how to make a t-shirt dress, the example uses a onsie, but you can use any size shirt.,2025,DIY_13726_2271293,00.html

I believe I actually got this link from this forum awhile ago. Good luck. Hope you post pictures!

Chassie Walcher
User: 4Chloe&Emma
Member since: 06-01-2006
Total posts: 21
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