Kid's Clothes Week - Day Two

April 23, 2013


For day two of Kid's Clothes Week, I recycled a ladies top I found at my local oppy (Opportunity Shop for non Aussies!). 


After some chopping, sewing and overlocking, I made a top for Juliette.  I was poking through my ribbons/embellishments draw looking for something to add to make the top a bit more interesting.  I was excited to discover a little lace peter pan collar (not sure where I acquired it from!).  Perfect.  A couple of little white buttons and I think this top is pretty sweet! 


I intended it first for Issie, which is why it is a little big for Juliette.  But when Juliette looked over and saw me ironing it, she said, "Dis one for me?" How could I say no...


 
Ow!!
 
Project details:
Pattern: drawn from top
Materials: recycled women's top
Cost: $2.00
Time taken: 50 minutes
 


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20 comments

  1. love, love, love this! It is totally adorable! Lace collar is so sweet. I want one in my size!!

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  2. That's so clever!
    I do love the color and the lace collar is amazing!
    How could she resist this one?

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  3. Oh what a gorgeous girl, and a gorgeous jumper! I have a jumper I would like to turn into a dress for my little one, but I am not sure how to sew it with out killing it hahaha Would you mind to share any tips? Please pretty please :)

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    1. Hi jenya:) I would only cut it if it is a fine knit that won't come apart when cut. Sew with smaller stitch length and overlOck and you should be right!!

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  4. Oh this is good! The colour is just beautiful and the collar is the perfect finishing touch.
    Unfortunately I don't have time this time around for KCW but it's so good to be following bloggers who do!

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  5. That is brilliant!! Love the colour, and the collar and buttons are perfect. Op shops definitely provide good bargains when you can chop and change things! I need to go op shopping more often.

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  6. oh yay...I love this! its so clever and cute and thrifty!!

    nice to see you back xx

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  7. Oh, this is so sweet! I love the soft yellow with the white lace collar, and the buttons finish it off perfectly. She is adorable!
    ~Monica

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  8. So sweet! I love the lace collar!

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  9. Wow - I love the top so much. And your girl is too cute. I can't imagine making something so quickly for that little money and have it turn out beautiful.

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  10. So pretty! Love the lace collar.

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