Saturday, 25 February 2012

Ruffle it up

A while ago I was give this very long charcoal grey cardigan by my mother in law - because I like that sort of thing (aparently). I don't! the quality of the knit was rather patchy and the pockets had stretched in an unattractive fashion when they had been sewn on. It was way too long and frumpy.

I put it in the drawer and forgot about it. Then I saw this in the Burda magazine.

I thought I'd use this as inspiration for improving this cardigan. So I chopped off the length, Hemmed it. removed the pockets and cut strips to make ruffles from the off cut.

It's ok and I at least might get some wear out if it now!


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