Saturday, 11 January 2014

Merrily Mending Away: New Tunic Sweater

This knit dress has been stashed away for many years. It was the dress I wore when I fell and tore my knee cartlidge (the other knee). I guess it just had that bad memory associated with it and I didn't want to be reminded of it through a piece of clothing. Of course, prior to that accident I didn't have the curvy hips that I have today and that in its self makes this dress style obsolete for my current body shape.

I put it aside thinking that it would be cut up into scraps and used for another sweater blanket one of these days.

I changed my mind recently and cut it short making it into a tunic. I love that I have another sweater to take the chill off this winter. I don't know why I didn't think about doing this earlier? Possibly, it was my aversion to mending and alterations in general. I'm just glad I didn't cut it up for scraps.

Happy Sewing Mending!


  1. That's a great sweater! You are so talented! :)

    1. Oh my goodness, all I did was take a pair of scissors, chop away and serge. There was absolutely no talent involved at all. Shhh, don't tell anyone.


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