A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News: It's time to vote for your favorite swapped project! Smiley  Vote now through Sunday, August 30th!
Total Members: 311,381
Currently Running With Scissors:
562 Guests and 9 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 ... 8 9 [10] 11
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: So simple yet I'm just tickled with this sweater...Tutorial added per request  (Read 85301 times)
Tags for this thread: craftster_best_of_2008 , tutorial  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
MrsBowles
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 378
Joined: 27-Dec-2007

More fun, less stuff...


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #90 on: October 21, 2009 07:32:36 AM »

Great idea and they look fab.Like the white cutting mate may i ask where u purchased it. Thank-you.

Thanks dollieoh.
I bought the mat 16 years ago at Fabricland which doesn't even exist anymore. I did see essentially the same thing here, though.
http://www.sews.com/notions/cuttingmats/cuttingmats.html
have fun!  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged
ArtfulScraps
« Reply #91 on: November 04, 2009 07:25:17 PM »

I am floored.  I didn't know you could do such a thing to make the sweater look even better.  Wow, thanks.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
staysik
« Reply #92 on: November 11, 2009 10:58:54 PM »

I stumbled on this from Cut Out + Keep....I haven't been on Craftster in a while (didn't get any email notifications about anything so it was easy to get distracted).  I looked through the pages, and years your sweater and tut's been up, and I must add to the praise!!! What a wonderfully simple, yet so versatile way to transform a sweater.  I love it!!  You should do a small self-published book of different versions, and other sweater recons and repurposed stuff cuz you definitely have great ideas! 

Ps if you're on Facebook, Ravelry and Flickr, look up my group Stitchin' Misfits and join and post your stuff, and say hi!!

-Shelley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

<a href="http://www.shophandmade.com/Store/Staysik">Arte de Shelley</a>
MrsBowles
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 378
Joined: 27-Dec-2007

More fun, less stuff...


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #93 on: November 12, 2009 09:31:07 AM »

Thank you Shelley, I'm honored. I hope people continue to post their versions here because I just love seeing them <3

I hear you about all of the distractions out there. I've been known to distract myself right out of crafting time! Ironic?
I've probably run across Cut Out + Keep but I really don't remember. And I certainly didn't know my sweater made it up there. Wow. Can you clue me in on how to find it? I'm so interested to see what people are doing with it and my searches have gotten me nowhere.

I will definitely be joining your FB group. My online presence has been minimal lately and I'm missing the community. Thanks for the invite. I've got some new ideas simmering so hopefully be posting soon.
I'm enjoying looking at your Craftster posts, too. The Sweet Pea Shawl is gorgeous! I'll look forward to getting better acquainted.

Thanks again for your kind words and encouragement.
Libby
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Eisoj5
« Reply #94 on: November 26, 2009 09:10:06 PM »

I made a version of this sweater from this horrible pink thing I picked up from the thrift store last year as a possible piece for a costume for an Indiana Jones party...it was far too '70s to work for my '40s idea, so it sat in my closet for a while. 

I started thinking about making it into a cardigan kind of thing but ended up doing something a bit different.

Before
After
After with a better shirt on underneath
THIS ROCKS   Logged

trying to make things and do grad school at the same time...
My Etsy (paper bead jewelry): http://www.etsy.com/shop/eisoj5
MrsBowles
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 378
Joined: 27-Dec-2007

More fun, less stuff...


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #95 on: November 27, 2009 09:38:05 AM »

Eisoj5, I love the cardigan idea...great job! Thanks for sharing your pictures  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Eisoj5
« Reply #96 on: November 27, 2009 01:15:20 PM »

You're welcome!  Thanks for the great and easy to follow tutorial!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

trying to make things and do grad school at the same time...
My Etsy (paper bead jewelry): http://www.etsy.com/shop/eisoj5
craftswami
« Reply #97 on: December 29, 2009 01:36:18 PM »

Thank you for sharing! This fit is perfect for my body shape...i already have a sweater in mind.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
lady4feet
« Reply #98 on: January 10, 2010 09:15:23 AM »

Thank you for this tute! While I was home my SIL gave me a garbage bag full of old clothes in it was a giant sweater that I used for this.

Here's mine, ignore the orange shirt. I wish I would've had a thinner sweater to use but I can't complain about free now can I?

THIS ROCKS   Logged

alwaysinmyroom
Craftalongs Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Make All Things, especially from stash
Offline Offline

Posts: 33492
Joined: 12-Feb-2006

Your life is what you make of it


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #99 on: January 10, 2010 10:54:30 AM »

What a nice tutorial!  Good idea to make even outgrown baggie sweaters more flattering!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 ... 8 9 [10] 11 Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Change Game Plan in Backgammon
Holding Game in Backgammon
Why Not to Hit Too Early in Backgammon
Why Not To Do It in Backgammon
End Game in Backgammon
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Upcycled Paint Cans
August 26, 2015 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Flannel Hoodie

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.