Restyled Ruffly Cardigan with Alabama Chanin influence

comments (3) March 23rd, 2009 in gallery     

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WendyQM WendyQM, member
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I combined the fabulous pattern from Cal Patch with the techniques from Natalie Chanin's (Alabama Chanin) book The Alabama Stitch Book. I met both of them at the Alabama Chanin workshop a year ago. It was so much fun to combine both techiques. Each time I wear it, I think about the fun times we all had that weekend. Plus, I get TONS of compliments on it! Thanks, Cal, for the GREAT restyle!

Pattern or design used: How to Restyle a T-Shirt into a Ruffly Shrug
posted in: gallery, restyle, cardigan, Wendy McCormick

Comments (3)

CalPatch writes: awww, thank YOU wendy for using the tutorial! and congrats on winning the contest! can't wait to see what you do eith your Yudu; i'm jealous ;n)
your bolero is really lovely... i love the Alabama-style embellishment!
Posted: 11:59 am on May 1st
WendyQM writes: Thank you! It was an ugly men's XL turtleneck to begin with. I got it at a thrift store for $2.00. I cut from another shirt to make the appliques.
Posted: 2:22 pm on March 23rd
theemptynest writes: Beautiful the color!
Posted: 12:15 pm on March 23rd
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