You know how the cycle goes: You wear your old clothes until they wear out, and your kids grow so fast that they often can't wear them out before the clothes are too small. There has to be a happy medium in the middle somewhere, right?
Happily, we've got a batch of ideas that'll help you recycle your old threads into new clothes for your little ones, and, as it turns out, it's fun and easy to make your little girl dresses from adult clothing. Use your own hand-me-downs, or scour the thrift stores for bargain finds. Here are five fun ideas from Craftster.org:
Cut down a tight fitting stripey sweater to make this adorable reconstructed frock.
Use this tutorial to transform a button down thrift store shirt into an adorable toddler sundress with ruffly sleeves!
Take some of your worn out t-shirts and make them into cute dresses. This tutorial will show you how.
This warm winter dress was made from an adult turtleneck.
You'll never guess what this cute dress was made of: maternity pajama pants! Follow the tutorial to make one for your little girl.