(Tutorial!) $2 "Ruffle Necklace" Waffle Shirt
I got these PJ's for my daughter at the Dollar Store of all places, with the intention of making them pretty, but when I got home I couldn't find a coordinating fabric that I liked, so I decided to just re-do the shirt!So I cut a leg off...
Cut it into 5 strips, about 3/4" wide, and ruffled them on my machine...
Pinned them to the shirt where in a necklace pattern, with the excess all hanging off one end.
After I sewed them on, I wrapped the excess ruffles into a rose pattern and hand stitched it with two pearls in the center.
Then I stitched a bow on, made from some vintage ribbon I had on hand. I love the color!
If I hadn't been too lazy to go back down to the $ store, I would have bought another pair of pants, and ruffled the bum or something. My daughter really needs jammies! And I'd love to have some that didn't have a cartoon character on them.
P.S. Sorry about doing ruffles again! I can't help myself. The blog name should have warned you! :o)
That is soooooo cute!!ReplyDelete
I hear you about the jammies without cartoon charectors, I can't seem to find them anywhere! I love love love this idea, I'm totally going to copy it!ReplyDelete
Disney, I LOVE this!!!! It's so classy and your daughter looks so precious! I love the pictures too. I love how you used the extra length of ruffles to make a rose. :) Thanks for the tutorial.ReplyDelete
oh my gosh! adorable! my dollar store never has stuff like that. jealous!ReplyDelete
Don't apologize for doing ruffles again. You can never have too many ruffles. And this was so timely for me as I was needing to add ruffles to a shirt. I had just been thinking that five minutes before I read your post.ReplyDelete
Okay...I'm coming out of the closet...umm, well... hmmm, let me start over...ReplyDelete
I WANT TO SEW BETTER! I'm one of those impatient kinds of people. I dont take the time to read piano notes because it doesn't make sence, so i play by ear...ish. And I dont understand sewing patterns, so I just 'wing' it...and well, there's always trial and error. And then there's you...Who has completely captured my fashion vintage love in all your ruffles! And I cant get enough and want to come over to your house for a WHOLE day so you can teach me!
breathing...calming down. Dont worry, i wont show up at your door step. But maybe you could just make this shirt in my size. Thanks, that'd be great, i'll be waiting by my mailbox.
AWESOME! I love the little bow, cute touch!ReplyDelete
I LOVE IT!!! I am so doing that tomorrow!!ReplyDelete
Adorable!! I can't wait to try this for Samster.ReplyDelete
Did you have any problems with the waffle fabric stretching? I've had such a hard time sewing with it in the past...any tips?
Whoa that rocks!! You are an excellent seamstress and photographer!!! Happy SITS saturday. I'm following :) http://thesuburbanjungle.blogspot.comReplyDelete
That is really cute. I'm usually not a fan of ruffles - but that's very sweet looking.ReplyDelete
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ADORABLE!!!! and one can never have too many ruffles! :)ReplyDelete
Ridiculously cute! gorgeous! I want matching ones for my daughter and me:)!!!! I'm featuring this at somedaycrafts.blogspot.com!ReplyDelete
so incredibly cute! xReplyDelete
Those are so cute!! I'll def. post about this at Dollar Store Crafts! :)ReplyDelete
Hey Disney. I hear about you on Michelles Someday Crafts. I'll be following you from now on. What an adorable idea. I think I'm going to have to make my Granddaughter Ki'a a set. Now the trick is to find them at the dollar store.ReplyDelete
Have a Sweet Sunday...Tracy
I love this!!! Im gonna have to try it soon. You always make the cutest stuff. Your blog is one my favorites!ReplyDelete
This is simply divine!! The ruffles remind me of a multi-strand necklace.ReplyDelete
I postsed a link to your tutorial on Craft Gossip Sewing:
i love ruffles and ribbons...that's why i love your blog. keep on ruffling. this is great...i want to make one for myself. thanks for sharing.ReplyDelete
This is so, so pretty Disney! I love it! Thanks so much for sharing your process, I'll be linking.ReplyDelete
This project is genius and totally adorable!ReplyDelete
Oh, so clever and CUTE!!!!ReplyDelete
So creative! Way adorable. (^_^)ReplyDelete
Great Job!! Love it! :)ReplyDelete
So fantastic! Inspired idea!ReplyDelete
Adorable. I am bookmarking right now, have a little girl that this would be perfect for. Just got the link from Craft Mag!!ReplyDelete
Awesome! I hope my dollar store has some of those pj's!ReplyDelete
i linked to your tutorialReplyDelete
I love your idea.ReplyDelete
Thanks and God bless!
So cute! I love your pictures, too. Your daughter looks so sweet! I can also identify with you comment at the top of your blog about the mashed potatoes. :)ReplyDelete
Wow. This is really gorgeous. I want to run out and make a couple for my daughters. Thanks so much for the inspiration.ReplyDelete
Adorable! It would be cute for teens/adults, as well. Thanks for posting!ReplyDelete
So cute and inspiring! Found you through Craftzine.com. I'll be coming back again!ReplyDelete
What I fantastic project. Keep those ruffles coming.ReplyDelete
I think I just found my new favorite blog. This is so cute! I have three girls over here so KEEP THE RUFFLES COMING!!!ReplyDelete
Thanks again for sharing.
I love it!!!ReplyDelete
this turned out beautiful!!ReplyDelete
What a great idea. I may just have to try this one!ReplyDelete
Why are you so awesome???!!! I love this!ReplyDelete
Oh, this is just so stinkin' cute!! Love it and definitely will be making it for my little Penelope!ReplyDelete
Hi there Disney! Just found your blog and I love it! This is the first post I saw, and I picked up two tops and a pair of pants at the dollar store just so I can make this! :)ReplyDelete
Your ideas are as adorable as your daughter. I went to 2 dollar stores today and couldn't find any of the tops or bottoms...I was so disappointed...I will keep looking. Thanks for sharing your cute ideas.ReplyDelete
Beautiful, very clever idea.ReplyDelete
Very clever idea, lovely finished piece and model.ReplyDelete
Oh, how adorable! She is so so cute. I might make a big version of this for me!ReplyDelete
ADORABLE! I might use this idea to make my sis a top (we're almost 30, but she could totally pull off a shirt like this). :)ReplyDelete
Oh, that is so cute! What a stylish child. I did something simiar on my blog... http://adventuresindressmaking.blogspot.com/2009/11/jcrew-inspired-novelty-tee.html, check it out! I love the adorned tees we're seeing this season, and they are so quick and fun to make!ReplyDelete
It is certainly interesting for me to read the blog. Thank author for it. I like such topics and everything that is connected to this matter. I definitely want to read more soon.ReplyDelete
Totally fabulous! Oh, and never apologize for ruffles!!ReplyDelete
How easy is that? And how ridiculously great does it look? You´re incredible. Keep up the great work!ReplyDelete
I recently found your blog and have been loving it! Love this top, I will have to bookmark it for ideas for fall/winter. Thanks for sharing and congrats on your feature in the mag. Now that's something to be giddy about!ReplyDelete
So... all I have to say.. is I am SOOO EXCITED to have been refered to your blog by my sister-in-law!! I just adore all of your stuff! I have two little girls Ava and Lila and can't wait to try your to re-creat some of your stuff!ReplyDelete
Cant wait to read more of your posts!