Too large shirt to maternity shirt

I found a really cute shirt at Target today. I bought it a couple sizes too big to accommodate that growing baby. The problem with shirts that are a couple sizes too big is that there is too much room under the armpits and the chest. This was my simple solution.

Just a few rows of shirring made a big difference. It could probably use more but I'm leaving it this way.

It looks much better now from the front. Less like a too big shirt and more like a maternity shirt.



  1. Heather says

    Great idea ;) I have been sewing a lot lately. Fun fun ;) Have an idea for a new skirt in my head…now to make it! I will share it will you when I get it done. Love the baby bump!