Searching out inexpensive ideas took me to a local resale store. Our Goodwill has a dollar day sale every Thursday. Items that were marked down that week only cost $1.00. While looking around for ideas, I found a onesie with small print that, I thought, would make a great doll top. I spent about an hour turning the little shirt into a cute top for Kit. It was so simple that, even a child who knows how to sew a little can do it. This is what I did!
Step one: I cut the top straight across, about five inches from the top. It looked like this:
Step two: I pinned a hem onto the top piece and set the bottom piece away for another idea.
I sewed around the edge with a zigzag stitch.
Step three: I pinned a wide, scalloped ribbon around the outside of the shirt.
If you look, you can see it was about one-half inch from the bottom. I sewed it with a straight stitch and closed the two ends with another straight stitch. In no time, the little shirt was complete.