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Ruffle Sundress and DIY Leggings to Capri's

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It's hard to believe that spring is upon us and summer is right around the corner.  With the warmer weather comes cooler clothes, and the dreaded thought of having to break the bank to by little ones a new wardrobe.  At the rate mine are growing, they are changing a size a season!

This year I have decided to be a little more thrifty.  As I look through my daughter's winter wardrobe it becomes clear to me that once these are put away, she won't be able to wear them next winter.  The first thing I do is pull out all the fleece and thick cotton items like sweat pants and jackets and set them aside.  Now as I scope through what is left, a little brainstorming begins.  What if I can transform the rest of it info summer clothing?  Cut off leggings and make carpi's.  Cut off long sleeves for short ones or even sleeveless. 

Now add to that the new patterns I just received that I am dying to try out.  I've been so busy sewing for other people that I haven't made my lit…