Cardi to Dress Refashion, Spring Collection 2012…


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So this one isn’t exactly reinventing the wheel. In fact, I didn’t even bother to do a tutorial for it. Why? Because it was a simple re-sizing job, and who hasn’t seen that in blogland a zillion times already.

I basically found this brand new men’s cardi on sale for only $5, and turned it into this…

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I didn’t have to alter the hemlines or the neckline. Simply brought in the shoulders and sleeves, as well as added some belt loops and added a sash. Voila, instant dress!

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Chloe likes it, I like it…and it took me under an hour to make. Yahoo!  

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Thanks so much for stopping by, and until next time…

Happy Sewing!


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Jess Abbott the Sewing Rabbit is the founder and creative director behind the me sew crazy blog, as well as SewSet.com, 5 & 10 Designs, GNO Events, and co-editor of STYLO. She resides in Virginia Beach with her husband and 3 children.
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