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Topic: Ex-Boyfriend proves self worthwhile in form of old sweatshirt.  (Read 3059 times)
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« on: June 23, 2009 07:52:22 PM »

I have kept this item around longer than I kept the guy to whom it belonged. Well, I finally decided to make it into something useful:

Usually I make cheesy Microsoft Paint collages for Facebook, and I will share this one with you even though it is embarrassing, because I am too lazy to pick out pics:


Repurposing this sweatshirt felt surprisingly gratifying, not only physically but emotionally. No more lurking reminders of ex-boyfriends! Only cute clothes, please! Though I did like it like this, too:

I don't care much about football one way or the other, but I do like Minnesota (where I currently live). And I do like sweatshirt dresses. I imagine wearing it in the fall with leggings and a turtleneck. Cozy. (In a funny coincidence, my high school and college mascots were both also Vikings.)

I can't decide what to do with the kangaroo pocket. I detached it with the intention of reattaching, but I don't know if it would look weird. The top of the "skirt" is gathered, and it I attach it much lower I'm worried it will be too crotch like. What do you think?

Thanks for looking!
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2009 09:50:17 PM »

I love this!
Its so adorable Cheesy!
I say ditch the pocket completely.

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« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2009 12:59:01 AM »

I think you did a great job! Too cute! I also vote leave the pocket off... I think it would make it look too much like a sweatshirt again!

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« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2009 01:54:48 AM »

Perhaps you could cut the kangaroo pocket in half short-ways and use those pieces to make two pockets for your hands just below your hips?

Very cute btw! Good job!

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