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I love the look of simple little girls’ dresses and was suprised to see how relatively easy it is to make your own. The pluses of making one means you can pick out any fabric, colors and fit to size your little one. Follow any of these 5 easy tutorials for making one-of-a-kind handmade dresses – from repurposing an old tshirt to pillowcase, these are creative dresses for any little girl.

T-shirt Dress (via Make It & Love It) Give an old tshirt a makeover with a braided collar for extra style.

Pillowcase Dress (via Prudent Baby) Transform an old pillowcases into a chic dress with this free pattern which includes option for a decorative trim.

Front or Tie Back Dress (via The Mother Huddle) This dress is also made from a pillowcase, but with option for a front or tie back – great for keeping little hands away from untying.

Ruffled Top Dress (via Craftiness Is Not Optional) A cute ruffled top dress perfect for your pint-sized tot’s birthday party or any special occasion.

Double-Layered Pillowcase Dress (via Aesthetic Nest) Another method for transforming a pillowcase – this simple dress is double-layered for a finished look.

For more DIY kids’ clothes, see 5 Easy DIY Baby Leggings, 5 Fun and Fab DIY Girls’ Skirts, and 5 Simple and Enchanting DIY Tutus.

Agnes Hsu is a mom of three and has been inspiring parents and kids to get creative with easy activities and family friendly recipes for over 10 years. She shares her love for creative play and kids food to her 2MM+ followers online. Agnes' commitment to playful learning and kindness has not only raised funds for charity but also earned features in prestigious nationwide publications.