Finger Paint and Crostini
 
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So, I was in my beloved Dollar Tree the other day picking up some school supplies and I noticed a bin of plain T shirts. I grabbed one sized 3XL with no plan of what to do with it. I keep seeing really cool upcycle ideas for T shirts on the net and am ready to jump on board. So, that T shirt had been sitting on my desk for far too long. It was staring me down today during naptime so I grabbed it and started cutting, with no plan. (scary, yes.)
I first cut under the the arms, straight across the armpits. I then basted (loose stitched) across the top. (5/8 inch) Then, I pulled the basted string and gathered the skirt.

Now, don't let the top part of the shirt go to waste! Cut a good sized rectangle. Sew both short sides of the rectangle together to make a waistband. Once, you have done this, pin it to the top have of the skirt (inside out) and sew together. (bottom of the rectangle to the top of the skirt.)
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Once that is finished, you can remove your basting stich and voila! Finished! I love the stretchable waistband in this skirt. It would be great for wearing to a buffet, haha! Great for a pregnant woman, or after you have the baby. Since it's made out of t shirt material, it is seriously the most comfortable skirt I have every worn! It seriously took me ten minutes and I am no expert seamstress! And the best part, $1!! I wish I would have discovered this at the beginning of the summer. Now I plan to make some for my girls! These are seriously fun to make. Make one. Now.
 


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    Lindsey

    Hey! It's me again. Who remembers that recipe blog I had called "One Handed Cook"? Well, that was back in the day when I had two babies on my hips and was laughing and crying my way through life as a mother to a toddler and two babies (14 months apart). Now, I can't say that life is the same even though it is still crazy! This blog is going to be a little of everything I love. Cooking, Homeschooling, Crafting, Hair, Jesus, Marriage, Saving Money, etc. (in no particular order) I like fine things and I like messy things. Hence the name, Finger Paint and Crostini. I am by no means an expert at any of these things but I invite you to join me in my journey as I laugh my way through life with sticky little finger painted hands and also some of the finer things of life. (like sticky little finger painted hands!)

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