Diy Pear Dish Towel Skirt and Shirt

 We have always been a fan of Mr. Putter Books. So when I saw these dish towels on sale ( a while back ) at Target, I knew that they would make a perfect,

“Mr. Putter & Tabby Pick the Pears, Skirt!”

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I started out by cutting off all the folded edges.

 Then sewed the right sides together of my 3 dish towels

( enclosing all sides, making one skirt )

I then finished my edges with a Serger and Ironed my seems.

 I  evened out my top and bottom edge. Then cut a 3 inc strip for my waist band and gathered the top of my skirt. 

 I finished the top edge of my waistband and pressed it over about an inch and a half. Sewed the right sides together of my waistband ends and top stitched leaving about a 3 inch opening for my elastic to go through.

 Taking my waistband and skirt, I then pinned right sides together.

Sewed and finished the raw edge. I then put my elastic through and stitched the opening closed.

 For the shirt I simply copied one of the pears off of the towel and traced it onto to some heat and bond and ironed it onto my shirt and finished with a zig zag  stitch.

We LOVE how it came out and we LOVE having our Mr. Putter & Tabby Pick the Pears, Skirt.

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Comments

  1. 1

    Oh that is a total Awwwww skirt and shirt and that “peared” with the boots!
    Love it!

    Hugs,
    Sandy

  2. 2

    Oh my sweetness! It is absolutely gorgeous! Mary-Kate would love one! Do you have a shop???

  3. 4

    You are so creative. I love the pear skirt. I have seen this pattern at Target. Wonderful idea:)

  4. 6

    Too cute! And you have the sweetest models! I wish I had time to make things like this.

  5. 7
    Leigh Ann says:

    This is fantastic! I love it! I’ll have to keep my eye out for cute towels. I’ll bet they’ll have some cute ones for Valentine’s Day and they’ll be 1/2 off after Valentine’s!

    • 8

      Hi, Leigh Ann. How are you? Yes , they always have ADORABLE Valentines dish towels :) I made one for me last year out of dish towels. :)

  6. 9

    That is too, too cute and YOU are amazing! xo Diana

  7. 10

    This is as darling as darling can get! I always love your gorgeous little model too.

  8. 11

    So very cute – but here I was wishing it was an adult sized skirt! How about it Angelina? :)

  9. 12

    What a darling skirt!! I can’t believe it came from dish towels! The whole outfit is just precious together! I adore the Mr. Putter books as well. :)

  10. 14

    What a cute outfit! Fun and easy, that’s my kind of sewing!

  11. 15

    This is super cute! I love the idea of using towels for a skirt.

  12. 17

    This is the cutest little outfit….totally making me wish I could sew! I would make it for my daughters!

  13. 18

    Oh that is so funny! I did the same thing last year with Target’s apple dishtowels~
    http://www.welcometothemousehouse.com/2012/04/thirty-minute-tea-towel-skirt-tutorial.html

    the pears are adorable!

  14. 20

    It is so awesome! I love your version of it with the band… I will try that out! I love that we have an idea and we all put our own twist on it!!!

    And I am STILL in love with your circus outfit from a while ago… it was amaze-balls

  15. 21

    This is so beautiful! What a wonderful idea! I would love it if you would submit it on my website! I would surely feature it!

    Susan @ Oh My! Creative

  16. 22

    I love your pear outfit made from dish towels! I have the same ones and when I saw them I thought they’d make the cutest outfit, along the same lines of what you did. But that never went past thought for me. I was so excited to see how you made yours and by how cute they turned out! Thank you for linking it up to A Crafty Soiree, I’ve featured your post in this week’s newest. It will be up at midnight EST and I hope you’ll come by to see it and share more of your crafty skills with me and my co-hostess Malia from Yesterday on Tuesday.

    • 23

      Katie, I am so sorry I didn’t respond to your comment. I actually just found it in my Spam last night. :( Thank you so much for the feature. You are ALWAYS so very SWEET!!! xo

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