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Saturday, May 08, 2010

Blast from the Past Saturday

Every Saturday, I post a previous post, usually from about a year ago (although I might go back further if I feel like it). Enjoy!

This is such a cute and easy idea, I had to bring it up again. It's also super comfy and perfect for warmer weather. Plus, Aubriana was so little--I just want to pinch her cheeks and have her this size for one more day.

From May 13, 2009:
$1 Make-Over

First, I started out with this skirt. A $1 Saver's find. It's a girl sized, not exactly sure how big, but probably for a girl who is 9 or 10.

First, I took out the elastic. It was actually stitched to the casing, otherwise, you could just open up the casing in a 2" spot or so, pull it tighter and sew the elastic together, trim it and sew up your hole. Instead, I had to unpick the entire casing, sew it again, put the elastic through, sew the elastic to itself, then sew up my hole.

After that, I added straps, with a ribbon sewn the length of it. Then I sewed on a matching bow on the front and ta-da! a new dress. It's so cute; perfect for running around in this summer. She was not very cooperative about the pictures, so pardon my mess and the blurry, headache inducing 2nd shot.

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  1. That's perfect!

    Your blog is really growing fast! Congrats.

  2. Somehow just because it was previously a skirt I keep seeing a skirt that is too big for her! haha Although it's actually pretty cute and a cool concept.


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