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Project Upcycle: Thrifty Sewing Projects taught by Betz White

Thrifters unite! Using basic sewing skills and an eagle eye for the good stuff at yard sales, you'll turn cast-off clothes into cute accessories.

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Eco-Friendly, Casual
valeriabrev on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? an old cashmere sweater that I could not wear any longer as it had holes in the elbows.... It was not huge so I did not felt it, but worked it with the serger instead of with the sewing machine to make sure it will not fray. I will be using the sweater at my dance classes to warm up....

valeriabrev on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? I was able to tame my serger :-)

valeriabrev on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? it is fun and quite easy, I like the concept very much as I am used to wear my sweaters so much that I make holes in the elbows, it is such a shame to throw them away when all the rest is still good....

valeriabrev on craftsy.com

Was this sweater part of the Project Upcycle class? I have been looking at this class wondering if I should take it or not...this is super cute!

03/08/2014 Flag

Hello, yes it was part of project upcycle - I found the class very useful, especially as I am used to sweaters with holes, staines... now I can recycle them!!! :-) thank you very much!

03/18/2014 Flag

Yes, it was. I want to make it!

03/17/2014 Flag