KCWC Girls Nightgowns...the Lazy Version

Well I am excited to say that the girls now have nightgowns for the summer.  They are something an accomplished seamstress would probably talk about behind my back but they were fast and they are done and let's face it...these girls make anything look good! ;)

Want to know how I cranked 12 nightgowns out in 3 hours?  Here's a short tutorial:

 About a month ago I was in Old Navy looking for something to fit my post pregnant body and was happy to discover that all of the clearance items were an additional 50% off.  I found a huge stack of long sleeved, striped shirts and about fell over when I saw they were marked at 97 cents!  That meant I only paid 49 cents for each shirt....I looked for the biggest sizes I could find knowing I'd be using them for something for the girls and came away with 12 shirts for $6.  
 Here's how I transformed them into nightgowns: 

 I ordered these crocheted flowers through Etsy.  You get 24 awesome little flowers for $6...I'm planning on using the rest for other projects or perhaps for hair clippies.
 I just gathered the band in the front and hand-stitched the flower and Voilà!

Three happy girls with a whole bunch of new nightgowns!

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100 Percent Cottam (May 10, 2011 at 2:56 PM)  

i am totally talking about you behind your back! about how freaking awesome and amazing you are!!! those are THE CUTEST!

Natalie (May 10, 2011 at 4:14 PM)  

I adore these. Thanks for the idea! The nighties are almost as cute as the girlies. ;)

Chocolate on my Cranium (May 10, 2011 at 6:20 PM)  

Seriously?! Only $6 bucks and so many cute nightgowns. Love it.

Jenny (May 10, 2011 at 8:59 PM)  

I love what you did, Hannah! They look precious.

Vickie (May 11, 2011 at 4:28 AM)  
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Vickie (May 11, 2011 at 4:32 AM)  

What is Wha la? I think you mean voilà. French for, "See there!"

[vwah-lah; Fr. vwa-la]

To hear it and to see the definition:
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/voila

I'm sorry, but I'm on a little crusade to ban Wa la and Wha la from blog land.

Hi, I'm Hannah. (May 11, 2011 at 6:59 AM)  

Thanks Vickie,
I totally knew that...I blame sleep deprivation. :) Glad to have a crusader in our midst. :)

caralyn (May 12, 2011 at 12:41 PM)  

These are adorable! Love them!

Also - how great is the clearance rack 'high' you get from $0.97 purchase from Old Navy?! Awesome.

(found you via a blog hop!)

Lori (June 4, 2011 at 7:42 AM)  

I love a bargain... and even better, I love a super cute creative bargain!

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