Refashion an old t-shirt into bikini top and bottom for your little toddler. All you’ll need is an old t-shirt and a pair of scissors. This project is so easy that you could put everything together in less than 10 minutes. Sewing skills are absolutely not required. Trust me; all it takes are a few cuts and knots!
Step 1: Lay t-shirt on a flat surface.
Step 2: Fold the middle part of the front and back of the shirt towards the sides, positioning the side seams at the center.
Step 3: Position scissors at the corner of the neckline and cut downwards at an angle, leaving around 3-4 inches from the bottom hem
Step 4: From the shoulder area cut downward, using the side seams as a guide. Direct the scissors horizontally to leave about 2-3 inches from the bottom. You will end up with 3 separate pieces. The bikini top will be made from the larger center piece while rectangular piece will form the bikini bottom. Discard the third scrap of fabric.
Step 5: Cut the back portion all the way through and unfold fabric.
Step 6: Make 2 vertical cuts along upper portion of each of the “triangles” and braid to make the straps.
Step 7: Make a simple knot at the center.
Step 8: To form the bikini bottom, get the other piece of fabric that formed the back of the shirt and fold in half. Fold in half again.
Step 9: Trim off the top portion (open ends) to form a straight line.
Step 10: Measure about 1 ½ inches from the center fold and cut at an angle. Direct scissors horizontally to leave about 1 ½ inches from the open ends.
Step 11: Unfold and tie to straps together.