A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November Crafting Tips & Tricks: Check out Kittykill's latest DIY video, How to Make Glowing Wax Globes!
Total Members: 314,625
Currently Running With Scissors:
300 Guests and 5 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Alterations for a skinny kid  (Read 1034 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
1+
 
kjlutz
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

I am woman watch me grow!
Offline Offline

Posts: 5901
Joined: 23-May-2007

I've got a smile on my face & trees all around me


View Profile available for personal swaps
« on: March 14, 2013 05:18:51 PM »

So I bought some Ottobre magazines and was very excited to start sewing for my two year old until I realized what a pain it was going to be to sew for her...

She has an 18 inch chest and is 32 inches tall (so in Ottobre sizing that is about size 62 around and 86 tall). 
I know I can adapt things that include those two sizes, but my question is about all the pretty dresses that only start at size 92 or 98 (so 1 or 2 sizes 2 big) is there any easy (ish) way to alter those to fit my tiny kid.   
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Sometimes you get to change the world, and other times the world changes you.

The only PhD I earned stands for Pretty Happy Dropout! Now starting new adventures!
PeachieClean
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2013 11:18:34 AM »

Is there any chance you can start with something pre-existing to trace around first?  I'll be perfectly honest and say I've no idea what ottobre is, but a lot of times you can use something that already fits as a starting place for sewing.  Just don't forget to add seam allowance!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My boyfriend is holding a Pokemon themed contest.  Interested?  http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.359328020778498.82645.352681428109824&type=1
kjlutz
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

I am woman watch me grow!
Offline Offline

Posts: 5901
Joined: 23-May-2007

I've got a smile on my face & trees all around me


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2013 12:15:46 PM »

Thanks for the idea PeachieClean, I will keep that possibility in mind, but most things we have don't fit her very well to start with.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Sometimes you get to change the world, and other times the world changes you.

The only PhD I earned stands for Pretty Happy Dropout! Now starting new adventures!
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Clipboard Photo Display
Party with a Pumpkin Challenge Winner: Floral Pumpkin Centerpiece
November 15, 2017 Featured Projects



Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.