Making Stuff: Holiday Dresses {Women’s Sweater Refashion}

by This is Carrie on January 10, 2012

Before: Two gold women’s sweaters, a women’s blouse and a piece of embroidered sheer curtain fabric.

After: Two 60’s inspired mini dresses for the holidays.

The embroidered sheer curtain fabric that once sat in Todd’s (recently passed) Grandmother’s sewing pile made perfect puff sleeves for Pumpkin’s dress.

Basic Steps:

Cut off sweater sleeves.

Sew up side seams to fit child.

Cut new puff sleeves from fabric or women’s blouse to fit new armhole.

Sew in new sleeves, hem edge and insert elastic to create puff.

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Jocelyn @ Enthusiastic Runner January 11, 2012 at 2:01 am

Soooo adorable! you are so creative!

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Emily @ The Beetle Shack January 11, 2012 at 2:33 am

Oh mercy- so flipping stylish! Think I could dress my 3 year old son in this?

xo em

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Susan C January 11, 2012 at 3:43 pm

The dressed turned out pretty!

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Sarah Montes Reinhart February 12, 2012 at 11:11 pm

These dresses are amazing! You have some serious talent.

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An important fact to bear in mind is that you should not expect
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Change it up, put your black carefully on the shelf and
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I can assure you one thing that, if you follow all these steps then you can easily acquire a nice look.
Woman’s suits are really popular all over the world.

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