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Repurposed: Apron to Sundress

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Repurposed Apron:
We were hanging out in Kelli’s new kitchen recently, going through old aprons, and her cute 2 year old happened to walk by… Kell wrapped one around her and said, “Hey Kris, this would be a cute dress on Delaney.”  I nodded in agreement:

 

Supplies needed:
Tiered apron . Sewing machine . 2″ velcro . Coordinating thread . Scissors . Buttons x2
 
To make your own:
1. Snip off ties of aprons. 
{Note: These will be your dress straps}
2. Stitch up the ends of the apron.
3. Measure where you want the straps to be and…
4. Pin into place.
5. Take a break to play with your model 2-yr old πŸ™‚

6. Stitch the straps in place. 
{Note: We sewed our straps underneath the top layer of the apron and followed the stitching of the fabric to hide our stitching}
7. Snip off the excess apron ties.
8. Sew a 2″ velcro strip on each flap of the back of the dress to secure it.
9. Sew 2 buttons on the front.
 
Now just let your little dolly run wild in her new dress!
 
Happy Monday everyone!
It’s over 100*F here today… perfect for Laney to sport her new sundress πŸ˜‰
 
 
PS: We’ll be linking up {HERE} this week 

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20 Comments

  1. So adorable! I love it as an apron, too. Great job! I'm trying to figure out how to refashion a beautiful drapey cut-on-the-bias skirt into something for my 2 year old so this helped me to visualize what it could look like. Thanks!

  2. What an absolutely brilliant idea! The dress looks like it came from a very expensive boutique!

    Thank you so much for linking up to "A Little Birdie Told Me…" Tuesday at Rook No. 17. Your creativity and talent are definitely appreciated!

    jenn

  3. I love it!! I was in an apron making mood last year, and now I have a great idea of what to do with them;) Thanks for sharing!

  4. What a great idea to turn an old apron into a dress. This turned out great and is so cute!

    I found you through the Handmade Tuesdays party at Ladybug blessings and am your newest follower!I'd love a follow back if you're interested @ Carissa's Creativity Space

  5. That turned out darling!!!!!!!! and Laney looks adorable. Good job girls πŸ™‚

    Miss hangin with you guys!

  6. Oh. My. Gosh! This is precious!! I love the fabric! It was a super cute apron and it makes an adorable little dress! Cute model too! πŸ˜‰

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