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lydiaharper
« on: November 08, 2009 05:33:49 PM »

I love using felted wool sweaters to make diaper covers, so..........


Longies from sleeves and shirt from body


Same as above, but I used the turtle neck as the waist band


Longies from sleeves, and soaker with added legs from sleeves

Lydia
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« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2009 09:06:27 AM »

I love this idea! the leggings are perfect under little dresses here in Michigan. *off to upcycle some sweaters Cheesy
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"what am I gonna do with a gun rack?"
schtankylu
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2009 12:48:18 PM »

Super duper! I've got a pile of thrifted sweaters waiting to be felted for this very reason. Did you know that some longies made from "vintage repurposed sweaters" are going for over $50? Craziness!
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lydiaharper
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2009 05:37:42 AM »

Super duper! I've got a pile of thrifted sweaters waiting to be felted for this very reason. Did you know that some longies made from "vintage repurposed sweaters" are going for over $50? Craziness!

I know!  Its crazy, especially when I can make at least two covers from a $.50-$1 thrift store sweater!

Lydia
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ONE HAPPY MOMMA
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2009 02:36:10 AM »

Great project!  How did you work the neckline for the little sweaters; did you resize them or is it the original neckline?  I need to finish some for my daughter but the neckline part has me hesitant.  Thanks in advance! 
I love this idea! the leggings are perfect under little dresses here in Michigan. *off to upcycle some sweaters Cheesy
I love these under my daughter's dresses in the winter; tights don't seem thick enough when it is cold!
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lydiaharper
« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2009 07:23:03 AM »

I just used the original neckline.  Most of them shrink enough, so I just leave them.  A few are a little big, but I'm not really sure how to resize the neck either, so I just left them.

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