Do you have some old t-shirts you don’t use anymore? You could make some new skirts for your daughter – in just 10 minutes!
What you’ll need:
- An old adult’s t-shirt
- 1 inch wide elastic
1. Measure desired length of skirt for your child’s height.
2. Lay t-shirt down flat with bottom hems even, measure from the bottom the length you have chosen and add 1 and 1/2 inches for the waistband.
3. Cut the top of shirt off at your measurement.
4. Fold down top 1 and 1/2 inches and pin.
5. Sew the top seam at 1/4 inch from raw edge, leaving a 2 inch opening at the back.
6. Measure length of elastic needed for your child’s waist and cut.
7. Insert elastic into your waistband seam – use a safety pin to make it easy.
8. Sew elastic ends together – overlapping for strength.
9. Sew the opening of the seam closed.
10. Iron the new skirt and it’s ready to wear.
These look too easy not to try!
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