*Note: This easy DIY Kids Crop Top could very easily be adapted to an adult version. I’ll get to that tutorial as soon as I get to my abs….
Sometimes projects turn out to be so easy that I hesitate to even write about them … and this is one such project. But, honestly, it never occurred to me to DIY what is clearly and obviously a DIY-able project – a cute and easy crop top for my little dancer.
My daughter is obsessed with all things dance / gymnastics. Her favorite form of artistic expression is acro, which – if you’re not aware – is basically a hybrid of dance and gymnastics. It involves a lot of flexibility and flipping around and, dare I say, she’s quite good at it. The style, I’m told, is to wear a crop top over one’s leotard and my daughter has been dead set on finding one that will allow her to express her ‘dancer style’. It’s been surprisingly difficult to locate one that meets her criteria. But then, this past weekend, when we were cleaning out her closet of old / too small clothes (a job that never ends), it occurred to me that one of these too-short shirts could actually be repurposed into just the crop top she’s been looking for. This one was our first attempt, but I can tell you it will not be our last. I’m just hoping that there are regular-length shirts still left in her closet when she’s done with this phase. Read More