DIY Onesie Extender

On my previous post about altering baby clothes, the most common comment I got was “You know there are these things called onesie extenders, right?” Yes, yes I do. Remember how I told you to keep your onesie scraps for a mystery project? Well here it is! DIY onesie extender!

 

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Take the scraps from your onesie-turned-t-shirt, and pin them together. Make sure you pin it so the snap parts are facing the right direction, and will actually snap onto a onesie.

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I simply trimmed off a little extra, folded the raw edges under, and sewed it together. It’s a little wide, and round, but it doesn’t really matter. I made another one later that came out much nicer, now I have two!

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As you can see, my son is now enjoying an outfit he’d grown out of! He looks terrified, but that’s because the camera makes crazy lights and noises he can’t understand, yet.

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So with these two tiny sewing projects, you gain another baby t-shirt, and a way to make several outfits last longer. Pretty damn clever, if I do say so myself!

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October 5, 2014. Tags: , , , , , , . Arts and Crafts, Baby Stuff.

2 Comments

  1. Harold Ploegstra replied:

    Obviously my grandmother’s genes that kind of zipped through me (when it comes to sewing creativity anyway) dropped a lot into your mom and kept going through to you. “Never throw away what you can save and reuse!” That was one of her mottos. Another was “children should be seen and not heard” but that’s another story. 🙂

  2. Altering Baby Clothes | My Attempts at Cleverness replied:

    […] the onesie as low as you can, as shown above. Retain the pieces for an upcoming mystery project! Now roll the extra fabric up as little as possible so you can hem it. You want to leave as much […]

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