A few months ago I bought a GAP merino turtle neck jumper from the oppy for $3.50. I'm not a turtle neck girl but the colour & quality were too good to pass up so I thought I'd whip up something for Anya. Initially I just intended to shorten the sleeves & cut the neck off, as well as turning it into a cardy, however the more I played around the more I realised I could be a bit more creative. We both loved the buttons on the cuffs so I cut the sleeves & re-attached the cuffs making it a 3/4 length. I used strips cut from the neck to bind the new neck & attached satin ribbon instead of heaps of button down the front, which I reckon gives it a more feminine/ vintage feel.
Yes I'm a little bit chuffed with myself! Ha.........
Now for that over flowing bottom shelf in my sewing room of 'other' potential up-cycle buys!!!
How's your weekend going?