Sweater to Cardigan: Round 2*

*Also known today as What I Wore Sunday.  Linking up with Fine Linen and Purple for their weekly fun.

Saturday I wrote about one sweater turned cardi and today it’s on to number two:

thrifted bandw

Here’s how it clothed me for Mass yesterday:
pattcardi 007 
[Where’s Waldo Cecilia?]

This one was a little easier to convert since it was already my fave cut – a v-neck.  All I had to do was cut down the middle,
 pattcardi 001

sew a zig-zag stitch for extra fraying protection,
 pattcardi 002

fold each edge over twice and pin,
pattcardi 003

and sew a straight stitch along the inside edge.pattcardi 004

It took me all of 10 minutes to get a jazzy new cardigan that’s now bumped up to favorite.  Anyone else into clothing conversions?  My fave is Grace’s skirt from skorts.  Talent, pure talent.

I won’t sign off before giving a glimpse of the twins' garb.  Mommy invoked their true southern sides with a little crab action, courtesy of Grandma and Grandpa.photo (2) 
[Playing monkey to crack a smile.  Half are amused.  Half think I’m nuts.]

Have a great week!

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P.S.  I’m still waiting to hear all about your kids and their big personalities!  Link ‘em up!  I’m giving full permission for bragging…and venting.  I know Lauren and I aren’t the only over-worked proud moms (& dads) out there!  :)

7 comments

  1. Both cardi's turned out SO cute! You make me want to cut up all of my sweaters! Haha.
    That bottom pic is the best!

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  2. I have those crab outfits for my girls too! I loved them so much that I had to buy two of them. I can't wait until they are big enough to fit in them.

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    1. Awesome! They are so cute! They're actually a teensy-weensy big on my girls still but I couldn't resist! :)

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  3. Oh, I love this refashion!! I love your little blog and the twins are just too cute!! I'm your newest follower via bloglovin'!

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    1. Thank you!!! Happy to have you too!

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  4. You are too cute! And we have that crab onesie, too (only one of them, a hand-me-down), and that same color bumbo, and that same jumperoo... Basically our babies are living the same lives :P

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  5. Saw this on instagram and noticed a super cute looking graphic black and white sweater...SO smart!! I'm heading to the clearance rack and thrift store with v-necks in mind!

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