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Craft: Jumpsuit From Old T-Shirt

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I made my daughter (age 5) a jumpsuit from my dad's old shirt. I didn't have a pattern, but I think it turned out OK. She loves it anyway.

By Ruth from England

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May 29, 20110 found this helpful

Another winner Ruth and with no pattern! Rosa looks so cute in it.

Thanks for sharing. Love to see more.

Sandie

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May 29, 20110 found this helpful

What an adorable little playsuit. I would love to know just how you accomplished it from a big man's "T" Shirt. I have a great-granddaughter who is just going on 7, but she is pretty small for her age, so I think it'd work for her too. I have lots of "T" shirts to work with. G-Grandpa has tees that he's never worn yet, and probably never will. This would be a good way to use them up.

Thanks for sharing this Ruth. Thumbs Up.

Julia

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May 29, 20110 found this helpful

I wish that I could sew! This is the epitome of thriftiness. You "repurposed" the shirt, you made something very useful and it looks great! You are very talented. You have my vote!

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May 29, 20110 found this helpful

Well, it made from one mans long sleeve cotton shirt, but have just made one from a long sleeve t-shirt, and it turned out great, sorry no photos I gave the suit away. I also made two new dresses today also from long sleeve men's shirts, they are very pretty, will email you the pics later keeper. Thanks all for looking, Ruth.

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May 29, 20110 found this helpful

I forgot to say the clothes the girls are wearing in my profile pic are all made from men's shirts, thanks dad.

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May 31, 20110 found this helpful

This is a really neat idea. They look so nice on the girls too. You must really have an eye for creative sewing. I wish I did.

You'll get my vote and keep up the good work.

StarWarsCollector

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June 1, 20110 found this helpful

I gave this a thumbs-up also. Very cute, very thrifty.

I repurpose men's shirts and silk ties that I find in the charity shops (I live in Scotland) now that I have used up all of my husband's pre-retirement stash for table linens, tea cosies, and handbags, lol, but these are so cute, with your permission I'll give this a try for the little girls next door.

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June 1, 20110 found this helpful

Really neat idea. You did a great job!

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June 1, 20110 found this helpful

Very cute! I was just looking at (& saved) instructions last week to make a girls dress out of a boys long sleeve button up shirt. I was going to make some for my granddaughters.

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June 2, 20110 found this helpful

To frugalsunnie, I would love anyone to try this, it's great to get ideas from each other. I hope to see your jumpsuit on here soon. Ruth.

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June 2, 20110 found this helpful

Why is there a rope around her foot?

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June 3, 20110 found this helpful

To freaklesncurls, it's not a rope around her foot look carefully, it's the edge of my patchwork throw that's hanging over the edge of my sofa.

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