Saturday, May 30, 2009

re-fashion :: the striped sweaters

itty, bitty wool shorts made from thrifted and felted wool sweaters. i used the little comet tails crescent moon yoga pants pattern ~ it is wonderful! these came out a little bit bigger than i had hoped (this is the size small) but they will fit eventually, right? especially when worn over a cushy cloth diaper. i used the body of the sweaters for the main pieces and the bottom ribbing for the yoga waistband. there wasn't enough wool for the crescent bum panel so i cut that from another thrifted sweater. i still have the stripey sleeves from both sweaters and i am thinking they will make lovely little wool pants.

i am gifting these little knickers, but i will most defintely be sewing more!

do you have a fun and creative way to re-use felted wool sweaters? spill it!

6 comments:

Darcys Knotty Knitter said...

You are so creative they are to cute:)(((Hugs))) Darcy

Katidids said...

They came put great, I have yet to try that...have the sweaers set aside but, soon.

Heidi said...

those are ADORABLE!
Might have to get you to sew some for the lilah babe...

Val in the Rose Garden said...

Those are just great! I love the bums... how adorable!

Val

Kelli @ Gohn Crazy said...

Very cute. I love the stripes!

the_witty_knitter said...

Love Love LOVE! I have that red and orange sweater and have been saving it to make some longies with :)