How To Make Upcycle Children's Clothes
ITEM # 2279513P3
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • General sewing supplies
  • 3 Fat quarters
  • Collared shirt
  • Pants
  • Dress
  • Template (provided)
  • Sewing machine

DIRECTIONS:

Collared Shirt
  1. Use collar on shirt as a template for fabric, allow an extra 1/2" for seam allowance; cut two of desired fabric.
  2. With right sides together, stitch upper edges, leaving bottom open.
  3. Turn and press.
  4. Press bottom edge 1/2" toward inside.
  5. Slip over collar of original shirt, pin.
  6. Stitch around outside edges.

Pant
  1. To print the template, click on the "Download Project PDF" button (above). Cut two pieces.
  2. Stitch to knees of pants.

Dress
  1. Cut 2 - 9-1/2" x 12" and 1 - 3" x 5" rectangles out of desired fabric.
  2. With right sides together, sew 2 larger pieces together, leaving a 2" opening in the middle of one side; turn and press.
  3. Fold smaller piece in half, right sides together, stitch long side; turn and press.
  4. Gather larger piece in the middle.
  5. Wrap smaller piece around middle, stitch.
  6. Pin to dress where desired, pulling the edges out wide to create bow; stitch.

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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • General sewing supplies
  • 3 Fat quarters
  • Collared shirt
  • Pants
  • Dress
  • Template (provided)
  • Sewing machine

DIRECTIONS:

Collared Shirt
  1. Use collar on shirt as a template for fabric, allow an extra 1/2" for seam allowance; cut two of desired fabric.
  2. With right sides together, stitch upper edges, leaving bottom open.
  3. Turn and press.
  4. Press bottom edge 1/2" toward inside.
  5. Slip over collar of original shirt, pin.
  6. Stitch around outside edges.

Pant
  1. To print the template, click on the "Download Project PDF" button (above). Cut two pieces.
  2. Stitch to knees of pants.

Dress
  1. Cut 2 - 9-1/2" x 12" and 1 - 3" x 5" rectangles out of desired fabric.
  2. With right sides together, sew 2 larger pieces together, leaving a 2" opening in the middle of one side; turn and press.
  3. Fold smaller piece in half, right sides together, stitch long side; turn and press.
  4. Gather larger piece in the middle.
  5. Wrap smaller piece around middle, stitch.
  6. Pin to dress where desired, pulling the edges out wide to create bow; stitch.