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Classic DIY Cardigan Tutorial

By: Caroline for carolinehulse.com
Classic DIY Cardigan Tutorial
Classic DIY Cardigan Tutorial
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Don't throw away your hubby's old pullover sweaters and transform them into a chic cardigan for you instead with this Classic DIY Cardigan Tutorial. This free sewing tutorial shows you how-to create a feminine cardigan from a men's pullover that looks like designer without being expensive. With this easy refashioning project, you can design a sweet fall sweater that looks stylish with jeans and a tee or over your favorite fall dress. You can even customize your cardigan with some colorful trim and an easy DIY flower pin in no time at all. Say goodbye to a frumpy men's sweater and hello to a trendy and fashionable cardigan that's just for you with this upcycling project.

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This is a great upcycle project. The contrasting binding with matching flower brooch is charming. Attaching the binding is somewhat tricky though when sewing since the knit fabric of the cardigan can be somewhat stretchy whereas the fabric binding is not. Binding the cut edges using a knit fabric binding may help as an alternative.

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