Monday, May 23, 2011

onesie tutu

Boys ROCK...but when I have a girl I fully plan to dress her in tutus all the time.
 My cousin Cody and Mersadie are having a Baby GIRL at the end of next month so I wanted
to test out my crafty skills for their present... I always thought the onesie tutus were cute, so I started blog stocking to find a good tutorial...I came across THIS. Making it easy enough for even me to do it!!

 I love it:) sorry I took it outside...my house doesn't have the best lighting...

I actually used a head band rather than elastic...
I would say its the way to go for the baby onesies. 
Plus I wanted to make a head band to match.

 I ended up cutting a bit of the band off, but its ok because the tulle will cover it.
I did a zig zag stitch in the front back and both sides so it wont rip off:)

once you sew it on tie your tulle all around.... after I was done i went around and snipped 
off the top of the knot so it has a clean edge...because I was not planning on covering with ribbon.:)

linkin up HERE
 

15 comments:

  1. Your tutu turned out so well! I love it. Using the headband was an awesome idea...Great color choices as well ;) I'm sure it will be well-loved.

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  2. Very cute! Thanks so much for commenting on my blog.

    Your family is beautiful!



    Kelly

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  3. OMGosh!! That is TOO CUTE! I TOTALLY want to dress my girls in tutus everyday so don't feel bad ;) No matter what they want to be for Halloween I find a way to work a tutu into it LOL Your cousin is going to love it!

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  4. This is adorable! My children are all grown, I have one married and am having grandbaby fever! Would adore to have a little girl to dress up like this!!!
    Your little boy has the sweetest smile -
    Hope you have a blessed day,
    Kathy

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  5. I am surprised. I have a 2 year old girl. I never promoted the tutu/pink thing, but she is all over it nonetheless. She would have LOVED a tutu like this even at a few months old. For now she'll have to be happy with a bigger girl version! Thanks for sharing! I am your newest follower. I would love it if you came over to Greetings From the Asylum and followed me too!

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  6. I have a granddaughter that would look darling in this!

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  7. Awww!! this is such a good idea to make it attached. SO adorable

    Thanks for all the sweet words over at my blog! :D

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  8. This is so cute!

    Thanks so much for stopping by and for following!!

    I host a weekly Friday link party I would love you to join if you are interested.

    Ashley
    www.simplydesigning.blogspot.com

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  9. Oh my goodness!!!!!! I absolutely LOVE this!! Smart idea to use the headband. I can't wait to have little girls and dress them in tutus! =)

    KY @ travel-babbles.com

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  10. I love this! I have a little girl on the way soon and this would be so much fun to have! Thanks for sharing over at Tuesday Tell All.

    Melissa

    MyCraftieLife.Blogspot.com

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  11. I love the TU TU ... I am really glad that I got to SEE IT!! You are passing me up in the creativity department.. I am getting boring. I love everything that you are making. I think we should have a mommy/daughters craft day!!

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  12. Absolutely adorable!! Thank you so much for linking up to "It's a Party"!

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  13. So cute! Thanks for sharing at Make Something Mondays!

    ~ Sarah

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  14. Ashley, absolutely adorable project! Great idea on using the hairband elastic. You've definitely made me nostalgic for the days when my girls were little and would prance around in tutus and bows!

    Such a pleasure to have you link up to "A Little Birdie Told Me..." at Rook No. 17. I hope you'll feel welcome to join the party again!

    Best,
    Jenn

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  15. a-dor-able! love it :)
    Thanks for sharing!
    http://itssewforyou.blogspot.com

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