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Topic: Baby Onesie Reconstructed to Puppy Teeshirt (pic heavy!)  (Read 5783 times)
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« on: February 10, 2008 07:40:02 PM »

When I have free time, and for a while I had nothing but free time, I recreate things. Recycling, I think is the greatest idea ever. So I picked up a baby onesie from Goodwill for a dollar while I was visiting my Mom's, and have just recently gotten around to revamping it for Villainy (my wirehair jack russell) to wear.


After slipping on the onesie onto the pup, I gathered the excess material, being mindful of where her front legs would be comfortable, and baste-marked with dots. I sketched what the finished shirt was going to look like on the inside of the shirt.



This is a shot of the new seam, and where it is in relation to the original onesie.



When flipped right side out, this is how much material I was doing away with.



I reinforced my seam with a simple zigzag stitch, and then I trimmed it.



The new hem!


Finished! Yayyyyy!



I typed up a bit more in-depth tutorial here: http://base-aesthetic.blogspot.com/2008/02/craft-minded.html

This is my first tutorial that is sewing related. So, if there are any questions or something just doesn't make sense, please let me know! Thank you for looking.

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« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2008 07:41:36 PM »

adorable!  good thinkin' - i just might try it!
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« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2008 07:42:46 PM »

sick, but cute, too.
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« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2008 07:43:27 PM »

Yay! I have a broken coat JRT. Yours is adorable!! Grin
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« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2008 07:45:21 PM »

Holy moly that is freaking ADORABLE! It looks so darn cute on your pup!
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« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2008 07:52:09 PM »

You know what you've totally inspired me!!
I have tons of babies around me outgrowing clothes...should get them before they end up in the trash :p
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« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2008 08:14:33 PM »

What a great idea! Your puppy is just about the cutest thing I've ever seen.
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« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2008 08:36:04 PM »

I bought some baby shirts from the dollar store for my pup, but I still haven't gotten around to altering them.  Yours looks great.  Makes me wonder what I've been waiting for.

Our girl was a pound puppy, we were told she was chihuahua mix, but I'm 99% positive she has some Jack Russell in her... so the fact that you have named your pup Villainy, I find hilarious and completely appropriate!!  Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2008 10:14:09 AM »

This is GREAT! I just got a Toy Manchester puppy- and this breed is very sensitive to the cold! I LOVE your tutorial too- congrats on your first!  Cheesy

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« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2008 10:43:47 AM »

that is so adorable! i might have to try that for my little puglet
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