Tuesday, January 17, 2012

T-shirt gone cardigan


Sad story: Back in September I took a little trip to Utah for my baby sister's wedding. A dear friend of mine and I, spent an afternoon traipsing all over Salt Lake City (that's not the sad part). The sad part of the story is when I realized that I left my most beloved grey cardigan and have seemingly lost it forever. I seriously wore that thing ALL the time and now (sniff) I can't. 

Happy story: While it will never replace my darling grey cardi, I decided to perk up and make a new one for myself out of a lovely mustard jersey T-shirt.
Watch it. Love it.






Yes....I am super dork!









18 comments:

  1. Love it! You had me until you said button holes. :) Love the color.

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  2. So cute, love the colour too. I'm a total sewing novice, how do you make button holes? I don't think I have a thing on my machine for it..

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  3. It turned out awesome! I have a few t's that could use this...

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  4. Get out of here! I LOVE cardigans!! Awesome job, great color! I would love for you to come link up today over at Passionatelyperfect.com

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  5. Hi there! I love this idea for a cardigan! Great job on the buttons :-) I haven't done those yet, so I'm inspired to get started. I featured you today on my blog :-)
    Happy to be following you!

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  6. Sorry to hear about your missing {sniff} card but so happy you made a new one and we all can too!

    YEAH!!!

    Smiles from NW Illinois,
    Suzanne at Whycuzican
    Visiting from Naptime Crafters

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  7. That's awesome - now I know what I'm going to do with a long-sleeve shirt I never wear, but love the color of.

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  8. Wow! I really really wish I knew how to sew, because I would make a ton of these for work! So cute.

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  9. Okay, the color is totally gorgeous on you. I'd be thrilled if you'd come and link this fabulousness up to the Head to Head Showdown, going on right now at www.icantstopcrafting.blogspot.com ~Jen

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  10. Love that pic! Thanks for linking this up to my Pity Party. Sad that you lost your favorite cardi- I would be lost without mine. :( But yay for making your own cute ones!

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  11. if you never button your cardi's you could just add the buttons for interest and don't worry about adding the button holes????

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  12. Just wanted to let you know that I featured this today from my Show & Share party! Thanks for linking up!

    http://southernlovely.blogspot.com/2012/01/show-share-23-features.html

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  13. Hi Amanda, this is Emily. 20 years ago I used to make cardigans from sweat shirts using various finishing trims from simple top stitching to lace. They took just a few minutes to do. I love your long sleeved t's/cardigans!

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  14. would this work with short sleeves tees??? does anyone know??

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  15. That is so cool!
    Would it work with short sleeves shirts too? I've got a whole lot of them!

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  16. Awesome job, great color!
    www.daybydaycreation.blogspot.com

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