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Saturday, July 30, 2016

Little adjustments and a really little skirt


This shirt was a couple sizes too big for me, so I used a favorite pink shirt to figure our where sew my new seams.  Sometimes I trace my new seam lines with the kids markers or whatever I can find around the house.  But on this lucky day, I was able to find my chalk tailor which worked great on the black fabric.  I left the sleeves and length at the original length of the shirt because I liked the fit as it was.




The pants were brand new with tags from Ann Taylor, at least 75% off retail price. It was a great find!

AND they would have been perfect if I was four inches taller.

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I brought them home and hemmed them up.  I took my time and did a good job (which I don't always on my little projects) and now I have an outfit that fits me just right.



I'm wondering how many of us have been inspired by Hofficoffi  to use scraps to make Barbie clothes!?!  I love that idea!

I used the hem from my pants to make a little black skirt for one of the Barbies hanging around my house. A little strip of Velcro attaches the skirt around her impossibly small waist.

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Barbie is hanging out in our backyard, wearing her new little black skirt.
Thanks for the inspiration, refashion co-op!
Love,
Amy Jo at The Little Moments

2 comments:

HoffiCoffi said...

That is such a cute Barbie photo! :)

Chickie Walsh said...

I love the outfit and the use of old clothes as a pattern. And the Barbie relaxing in the yard in her new skirt is fabulous. Nice job.
Chickie EOD