This is so true!!! I've called our local bank off and on today to get the temperature outside and through out the day the temps have varried. We started at 8 degrees this morning with snow on the ground and now we're at 19 with a little more snow than earlier. Now I know that some of you are use to cold weather, but here where I live this is a very Abnormal thing. We've actually had 70 and even 80 degree weather this winter. So needless to say we don't have a lot of cold weather clothing and we also don't have very many stores here in town that sale that type of clothing either. Sooooo......... I took 2 shirts, 1 that was a long sleeve shirt that was too small and a plain white t-shirt that had a stain on it, combined the 2 of them together and came up with this
I took the sleeves and the dinosaur off of the long sleeved shirt and added them both to the plain white t-shirt. I sewed the long sleeves under the short sleeves on the white shirt. I cut out the dinosaur and used heat bond to attach him to the shirt. I actually stitched around the dino with my sewing machine just for extra stability (I tried it on him before I was completely done with it). The word dino is freezer paper stenciled on a piece of the long sleeved shirt with white paint and heat bonded onto the shirt as well. I used the Dino patch to cover up a stain that was on the shirt. He really likes it and I had to pry it off of him so that I could finish stitching it up. This was really simple and quick to make.
The best part about it is I didn't have to throw away either one of the shirts I was able to upcycle them both!!!
Oh and yes I know the pants don't match the shirt, but there was not getting him out of his car pajama pants today and it was too cold to go anywhere so I just left him alone. Isn't he cute though and I think the shirt is almost equally as cute. So until next time........
I'm a 20 something SAHM to 2 little boys,a 4 year old and a 2 year old. I love arts and crafts and photography. I live in a small little town in Texas. A lot of the materials that go into the things I make come from thrift stores, Goodwill and Salvation Army.