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From: ccsmommie
Date: 01-26-2007, 11:11 AM (1 of 6)
Does anyone have the instructions or a pattern number for a girls t-shirt dress. The kind that you use a t-shirt for the top and fabric in the bottem. TIA!!:smile:
SAHM to Caroline and Charlie
User: ccsmommie
Member since: 01-15-2007
Total posts: 9
From: ckmom002
Date: 01-26-2007, 11:13 AM (2 of 6)
alll i do is cut the bottom of the shirt off and then sew the fabric side to side to make like a skirt gather it and sew it right sides together (shirt and dress part) and your done its really easy!!!
User: ckmom002
Member since: 06-11-2006
Total posts: 105
From: 4Chloe&Emma
Date: 01-26-2007, 06:06 PM (3 of 6)

I actually gave the same reply to another post, but here's a site that gives instructions, you can use any size shirt, not just a onsie,2025,DIY_13726_2271293,00.html

Good luck

Chassie Walcher
User: 4Chloe&Emma
Member since: 06-01-2006
Total posts: 21
From: esrun3
Date: 01-26-2007, 10:20 PM (4 of 6)
Depending on the length of the shirt, I often just gather some fabric and add it to the bottom-like a dropped waist. My dgd loves them!
User: esrun3
Member since: 12-02-2004
Total posts: 2345
From: Sews4kate
Date: 01-27-2007, 10:25 AM (5 of 6)
there is a link in this thread,

post#5, for the twirl skirt. at the end of the directions are some tips for adding it to a tshirt. post#6 has some pictures. hth!
User: Sews4kate
Member since: 08-20-2005
Total posts: 182
From: temom
Date: 01-28-2007, 10:03 PM (6 of 6)
And I just found this link:,1789,HGTV_3256_1371470,00.html

This sounds pretty easy, so even a newbie like me should be able to do it. I think I'll try it in the next couple of days, as I have quite a stash that I can choose from, and I bought a bunch of T-shirts at Michaels when they were on sale for $2.00 USD. If I'm brave, I might even make an applique out of the skirt fabric to put on the t-shirt. My friend had told me about doing the appliques, but I've never tried it.
User: temom
Member since: 01-19-2007
Total posts: 410
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