Monday, March 28, 2011

My Fav Baby Denim Re-born...

I bought this denim for my son when he was 4 months old and after 3 months it was already short on him, but i loved it and wanted to do somthing with this, and yesterday i did ;)


Before and After Pic


 Ikea cloth piece from As-is, worth 10 Dhs.


 cut two pieces of same size according to width of pants.

sew each length wise, making them double.

Attaching extensions with denim, with needle & thread.

another view

attaching the second one.

sewing both, using machine.

folding extension upwords, according to length 
required & making sure to hide the stitching line


once folded upwords, i stitched both the clothes.

another view.

ta-daaa and I got my baby's denim back, which I can use for another 4 months :)

have a great day
bye.

6 comments:

  1. Oh this is such a cool idea! I have at least 4 pairs of jeans of my son's. he is 2.5 yrs old and growing up like a weed...because he looks so cute in denims i keep buying them and in 3 months time they are too short again! Im going to try this trick...am off to festival centre tpday and picking up some material. Then I shall be off to karama and ask my wonderful tailor to fix them all. I dont have a sewing machine at home, else it would have hardly cost me anything na!
    Loved this idea...thanks for sharing.
    harshika
    dubai

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  2. love it kids grow out of clothes so fast this little trick pro-longed life of them and looks super cute as well come visit me at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

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  3. I love upcycling. I did this with a pair of my son's pants and my husband's old shirt. Thanks for linking up!
    Emily
    domesticdeadline.blogspot.com

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  4. This wonderful post totally contributed to the blog party's success! Thanks for linking up at Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop :)

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