Saturday, March 5, 2011

Repurposed sweaters

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Hypatia was in the mood to model this morning, showing off her new sweater skirt. Actually, the hat and the skirt she is wearing are recently refashioned out of a sweater of mine that got an unfortunate grease stain on it. I cut two hat shapes out of the bottom, utilizing the ribbing at the bottom of the sweater. I made two tiny hats out of the sleeves, so she has matching hats that fit her dolls. Then the top of the sweater had these stripes across the chest, so I cut just a rectangle and made a simple elastic-casing for the waistband.

Since I hate to throw anything away before I get as much use out of it as possible, I'm very pleased to refashion that sweater into something she enjoys wearing.

2 comments:

  1. Very cute! It's nice that you have a cooperative "model." My kids run from me when they see the camera!

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