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cxcaitlyn
« on: February 20, 2010 08:53:33 PM »

Hi all!

This is my first attempt at a recon of a man's sweater, formerly my boyfriend's (It was buried in the closet so it's fair game!  Tongue )

I was inspired by MrsBowles' recon here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=224654.0

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Ugly, Boxy...



...basically like wearing a sack


After:



Fitted and Cute!

(Don't ask about my face in either of the pictures lol Lips sealed )

I kept most of the design the same, but changed the neckline and made shorter sleeves...I always push up my sleeves anyway so I decided to save myself some trouble.

Comments appreciated!
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« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2010 10:02:45 PM »

I like it a lot! I'm going to have to try this... I'd never wear those boxy things either. Never would have figured out it was a recon!
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« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2010 02:18:00 AM »

It looks so cute now.  Great job Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2010 02:08:04 PM »

Love it!  How did you "fit it" in the midsection?  Looks really good!   
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« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2010 07:46:39 PM »

CUTE!
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« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2012 07:13:00 AM »

Great job!  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2012 06:11:32 PM »

I'll never look at a sweater the same again!    I eyeballed some of my dad's silk ties he quit wearing~ but I forgot to ask for them! Next trip!
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starlitex7
« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2012 08:48:37 AM »

nice job! It looks 10 times better! Make me rethink those too big sweaters I have in my closet
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« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2012 02:12:13 PM »

I'm so glad I'm not the only person in the world who constantly pushes their sleeves up, 3/4 rules!  Love the sweater btw.
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« Reply #9 on: February 16, 2012 10:44:49 AM »

I've been wanting to try this since I saw that tute, ages ago. Great job, and thanks for reminding me!
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