personalized gifts for dad DIY Summer Sunsuit from a T-shirt customized gifts for mom

 personalized gifts for dad     |      2020-03-09 03:21

Grab an old T-shirt you’;re not quite ready to part with and turn it into an adorable summer sunsuit for a little boy or girl. This tutorial is incredibly simple (like under an hour simple) and the only materials you need are a T-shirt, thread, scissorspersonalized gifts for dad, and a sewing machine. I wanted to give my sunsuit a 1920s feel so I made it using a striped T-shirt, but you could really use any kind you want.

While you’;re digging up old T’;s, consider using the extras to make Striped Jersey Shorts and a Sundress.

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Keep reading for the full DIY Summer Sunsuit from a T-Shirt tutorial after the jump…;

DIY Summer Sunsuit from a T-shirt

I had so much fun whipping this up that I made two of them. The first one is below. Start by picking out your T-shirt.

Fold the T-shirt in half. Lay out a tank top and pair of shorts over the fold.

Cut out the outline of the tank top.

Cut out a small section along the fold to create the shorts.

It should look something like this.

around the top and sides of the outfit.

Serge or zig-zag stitch the sides, legs, and shoulder seams together.

Flip right-side-out and stitch along the arm holes and neckline.


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Hi. I’m Sandra Clemons. I’m new to WeAllSew and excited to be here. I’ve started my business in April of 2014 as a quilt designer. Since, my quilts have been published in over a dozen magazines, such as McCall’s, Quiltmaker, American Patchwork, and Modern Quilts Unlimited.