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Whether the design isn't your favorite or the shirt is plain, you can turn it into something much sweeter.
My friend sent me a box of baby clothes for my impending arrival. I found this long sleeve onesie and loved the style, but sadly, it's March and a new year's baby shirt just wasn't going to work. I decided to fix it with some fabric scraps.

Posted by Laurel Bayleaf from St Louis, Missouri, United States • Published See Laurel Bayleaf's 26 projects »

  • Step 1

    Prewash the shirt that you want to applique. Iron the scraps before you begin cutting.
    I used a lightweight interfacing and heat n bond on the scraps because I was using scraps of other t-shirts.

  • Step 2

    Iron the Heat n Bond to the wrong side of the fabric scraps.
    Trace your pattern on to the paper backed side of the scraps.
    Carefully cut out your designs.

  • Step 3

    I peeled the backing off the stripey background and ironed that on to the onesie first. Then I hand stitched around the edge to secure it BEFORE ironing the dinosaur design on.
    Then I ironed the dino design on to the onesie and hand stitched around the edge.

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