07 Apr stroller makeover
Our little doll stroller has seen better days.
It was an impulse buy. $10 at Target last summer. Sometimes I wonder if companies intend for their toys to be disposable?
The cloth liner ripped off the first time Miles tried to sit in it. So I sewed new loops on, which ripped again. The seat of the liner is worn through and the handlebars are beyond gross.
I just can’t bear to send things to the landfill if they can be revived. So, during nap time this week, I gave this stroller a little makeover.
I took apart the old cloth seat and traced the shape onto new fabric (from my scrap bin) and sewed it together. I was able to reuse the existing buckle, and I covered the handles in duct tape.
Good as new?
Total cost $0. Total time: 1 hour
I didn’t follow a pattern, though I know some other mamas have developed patterns for doll stroller liners that are much more precise than what I made. Here’s one from Prudent Baby.
Hopefully we can get another year or two of fun out of this toy!