The next was thrift store shorts. Same price. Here is before
As you can see, they are very plain. Again I embellished with
ric rac, ribbon, lace and butterfly.
Here's the front:
Here is the back:
To cinch up her t-shirt she will be wearing with these, I
attached a pony tail holder to a flower I made.
Another project was one I saw on a etsy store.
It was a little pricey, and I thought I could make
my version of it. I cut out a piece of felt and after
4 hours of glueing bling mesh to it, I made a Minnie
Mouse with a bow. We are attaching it to a little
I had a couple of plastic belt buckles from my grandmother's
stash and colored one, blinged it up, added flowers and made
another cinch for a t shirt. Here are before pictures of these
buckles. I bet they are around 75 years old. (Thanks
Here it is after I embellished it.
I found this darling elephant material at my favorite
quilt store. I thought it would go with the Disney theme
and looked like Dumbo. I had to be careful and only
use a portion of the fabric. Some of it had the elephant
in a martini glass, which I did not think would be "age
An easy way to make a quick dress is to add fabric
to a t shirt. I found this cute ruffled fabric and added
it to the bottom of this t shirt. Very easy and fast.
In between sewing, I love making cards. Here are
a couple I have made lately.
Working on a couple of other projects and will post when
I finish them. Hope you enjoy these and hope this inspires
you to make something beautiful out of a plain, inexpensive
thrift store find. Just remember, you can embellish anything!!!