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Topic: Turtleneck turned into sweaterdress.  (Read 1440 times)
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Erzsabet
« on: July 06, 2011 02:01:37 PM »

My grandmother sent me a turtleneck sweater for Christmas, and I knew I would never wear it, so I decided to turn it into a dress.

This is what I started out with, minus the turtleneck:


And these are some of the steps I went through to turn it into a cute little dress:





And the (almost) final product:

All I have to do now is hem the underarm part, and fix the stitching holding the shoulder/cowl thing on.
« Last Edit: July 10, 2011 07:01:49 AM by photojenn - Reason: fixed images » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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SassyAngel
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2011 10:49:39 AM »

Absolutely beautiful!!!  Thanks so much for sharing!!
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Erzsabet
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2011 10:14:10 PM »

Thank you =) I'm thinking of going to some thrift stores to look for some more sweaters to convert now that I have a good idea on how to do it =)
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special_occasion
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2011 03:05:07 PM »

Fantastic work! The lines and texture work so well with how you've cut and sewn it. My Mum just gave me a turtleneck that I need to de-turtle but I've been nervous because necklines intimidate me, so thanks for the inspiration Smiley   
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