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Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Embellish a Hoodie

Well - this might be crazy, posting and blogging about a Christmas gift before it is given...but I have my doubts that my future niece-in-law will ever see this.

Starting with a pull0ver hoodie sweatshirt - I slashed it up the center, added a hood lining cut on the bias, bands up the center front, cut off the lower band, added an interfaced piece of fabric... and added a big black zipper. Some hand stitching using the Clover double eyed needles to easily work with 2 different color strands of pearle cotton was fun too - and I think (hope) added a funky feel.

Sew....hoodies transformed....a new direction??

2 comments:

Pamela Erny said...

I love it Londa! Very classy...the "hoodie" goes from downtown to UpTown!

Pam, from ~Off The Cuff Style~

...come visit sometime and see what I've been up to!

B n Z said...

THANK YOU for this idea!! I have a few pull over style sweatshirts that i hardly ever wear, I think I will try your idea!
again, THANKS!!
Z. Fox
Aloha, Oregon