Last Updated on October 10, 2018
Not much time left for the summer and certainly you are busy planning your summer vacation, right? This time of the year is always exciting yet stressful especially if you are on a budget!
You try your hardest to save for the holiday and at the same time, you make sure to buy all the things you need to take with you to your travel destination, including summer dresses for your little princess or princesses!
No worries, this should no longer be a heavy burden, click on Next and learn some brilliant and most creative ways that can help you create cute and adorable dresses for your little girl using nothing but your husband’s old shirts!
These ideas will surely help you save a few extra bucks!
All You Need For The Remake
Thess brilliants and creative ideas will not only help you save more money but they are also very entertaining and you will certainly enjoy the whole process. Are you ready? Now, make sure you have :
– A dad’s shirt.
– Your daughter’s dress that you can use as a template.
– Sharp scissors.
– Threads in colors that can match and fit the shirt.
– A pencil or even a piece of chalk that can be used to outline the dress.
– A sewing machine.
– No more than one hour of your precious time.
Now that you have all that you can possibly need, it’s time to move to the next step or rather steps, are you excited?
Some Steps To Follow Before The Magical Transformation
The first step is always the same and can be applied to all the dresses. Now, what you must do is:
– Place your princess dress on the top of the daddy’s shirt and use it as a template. Grab the pencil or the piece of chalk and outline.
– Now bring the scissors and cut the outline of the dress.
– Once you are done, sew the sides, shoulders, and sleeves.
– Also sew the neck, collar, and hem.
– If you want to decorate the dress with some extra needlework, belt or sparkles, you can feel free to do so!
For Serene And Peaceful Summer Promenades
As long as you are ready to put some effort and devote some time to make adorable, cute dresses, why not learn how to make an adorable dress for your daughter with wing sleeves.
The process of making this dress is really easy, you just need to make sure you have all the materials needed that we have mentioned at the beginning of the article and follow the steps including outlining the dress and then cutting the outlines and finally sewing.
If you are confused and don’t really know how to do it properly just go back to Mr. Google or youtube and you will easily figure it out.
Never ever ditch your husband’s old shirt as you can do wonders with them and you will make your daughter look stylish and beautiful without having to spend too much money!
In fact, you can use your husband’s shirt to make an elegant schoolwear for your little princess. Again, all you are required to have are scissors, threads, sewing machine and all the other material.
You don’t really need backing paper here for tracing nor do you need to have a non-stretch dress for sizing. The transformation of this dress is all about removing the collar of the shirt, the pocket if there is any, and easier little things to do.
To make it easier for you, we suggest looking for youtube tutorials. this way you can easily follow the instructions with sound and vision!
A Comfortable Dress To Wear When Out With Friends
With an old shirt, you can also make a comfortable and cute dress for your daughter to wear when she is playing with her friends in the park. This dress can be perfect for spring and summer time. Above all, it is easy to make and comfortable to wear.
You just need to make sure to grab an old shirt from your husband wardrobe. It would be better if the material of the old shirt is light linen. You can keep the button or replace them with better ones.
To start the magical transformation, make sure to follow the steps mentioned before. Remember that we said that those steps can be applied to all dresses.