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MindTwister
« on: June 25, 2004 07:26:37 PM »

HEY I"M A NEWBIE HERE!!!!!!!!I discovered this forum yesterday and it made decide that I should work on my creativity Smiley So I went to Goodwill today and bought a blue turtle neck sweater. Dont have the pic of the actual sweater but it looks like this one here: http://www.kilkeelknitwear.com/Harry_Potter_machineknit2.jpg

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 So can you please please give me any ideas? Any ideas is more than welcome... TIA
PS:I'm already soooooooooo excited Grin
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Becky KT
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2004 09:57:32 PM »

Hi!  I looked at your post - I'm unclear what it is about the sweater you want to change.  It could be me, though, it's late!
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« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2004 10:01:56 PM »

You coud cut from the left corner of the turtleneck base down to the right side of the chest and let it all the edges fall naturally.

You could cut the turtleneck in strips and let it fall like a fringe.

You could shorten the neck of the turtleneck and cut an opening in the front to make a Jackie Kennedy-esque collar.

You could cut from armpit to armpit, turn the top over, add ribbon and make a camisole or halter.

Remove the sleeves and leave the turtleneck.

Cut the neck into a v and use velvet bias tape to finish it.
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a besoin de parler
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2004 11:14:17 AM »

You can just cut the turtleneck collar off and lob the sleeves off.  You can cut the straps to make them thinner, or cut each into three sections, braid, and restitch to the back of the shirt to get thin straps like a cami.  Then just wear the collar with the tank- it'll be like a matching neck cuff and cami.  Strange, but cute!
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MindTwister
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2004 02:40:21 PM »

WOW ladies ya'll are sooooooooooo creative Smiley I wont be re-doing the turtle neck soon, I still got my first two projects to do; they are shirts and I'll post pics when I'm done... Wink
Dont hold back, keep them coming please loool
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