Thursday, June 01, 2017

Lace insert on sweater

I've had this brownish sweater for several years.  It was always on the small side- tight and short.  I cut off the bottom ribbing from the rest of the sweater and then sewed on thick lace between the two pieces.  Now it is a little longer, and I LOVE the lace insert. 

But, sadly it's still too tight and still a weird brown color.  Somewhere along the way I lost a button and I don't have the heart to replace them all for something I won't wear.   It was fun to play around with lace, even if it didn't end up being something I love enough to keep.

Thanks for reading,
Amy Jo at The Little Moments


fabrichoarder said...

You did a cute refashion, but I understand about not wanting to pursue it. Sometimes you keep going even though you're not feeling it, don't you?

RanchHouse said...

This reminds me of a too small sweater I made into a sweater vest. Remove sleeve, cut to create side panel. Armhole tends to role in and hand stitch down. Servge seams. If you have enough lace run all way around. If not leave side plain.

Saga said...

That is a great idea. I have to try that on a too short blouse.