Saturday, May 7, 2011

What to do w/ an extra pant leg

So I bought a pair of hot pink knit pants at Target for $1.74. While they would be great for Kindergarten, I knew that there was no way they would ever be worn to middle school. Knit pants=social suicide. I cut them off and made them into Capri PJ's.  She loves them.

I had 2 legs leftover and since I love green and pink, we fixed up a $4 Wal-Mart shirt.  I just cut the legs into long strips, tied the end and then wrapped into a rose shape.  Then I sewed them on the shirt. Easy Peasy.

(Did you see her bracelets?  She made them.)


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8 comments:

  1. What a great idea! Thanks for linking up to the Weekend Warrior at Ask Anna. :)

    Anna
    www.askannamoseley.com

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  2. I love little embellishments on tops..that looks cute. THanks for sharing at my newbie party.

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  3. Very cute! The pink and green look so good together. I'm visiting from Making the World Cuter. Have a great day!

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  4. VERY cute recycle idea!


    have a great day!

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  5. Thanks for linking up to Mad Skills Monday!

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  6. Great idea, it adds a fun pop of color!

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  7. I had to laugh at your social suicide joke . . . I distinctly remember a friend of mine in middle school wearing a bright yellow knit pants + top combo, and I remember that was not her best day--there was a lot of teasing. But I love what you did with the pant legs! Never waste a scrap, right?! The flowers are too cute!

    Rachel @ Maybe Matilda

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