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Upcycled Hawaiian Jumper

Added Dec 3, 2011

by threadsquare

Somerville, Mass...




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Another forgotten project from early this year, made for my friends’ youngest daughter. I laundered and tore apart a thrifted H&M dress, then added white piping for contrast & cuteness. I know it sounds strange to upcycle for a friends’ child, but she digs my recycling sensibilities.

Used the same OOP Favorite Things pattern as the Silver Polka-dot Jumper, though a smaller size.




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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.48 PMby nessys

    I love it – and the fact you up cycled too – just lovely! The piping – love it and your pattern matching on the front! It has been noticed and enjoyed immensely. (I’m a sucker for pattern matching – maybe I just need to go out more – but I know what I like and this I like my friend!) xxxxx

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    Dec 3, 2011, 07.02 PMby Tracey McGowan Wirth

    I likey!!!!! So cute!

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      Dec 4, 2011, 10.43 PMby threadsquare

      Thanks, Tracey! She’s a California baby, so def needed this print.

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    Dec 3, 2011, 03.49 AMby schnui

    Very sweet and yes I agree with zsyzu, the piping and buttons look great and give the jumper a fine finish.

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      Dec 4, 2011, 10.42 PMby threadsquare

      Thank you! I was hoping it took a little of the thrift out of it ;)

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    Dec 3, 2011, 12.46 AMby zsyzu

    I love the piping and the little buttons. That was nice of you to do that for your friend’s daughter. Nice job!

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      Dec 4, 2011, 10.41 PMby threadsquare

      Thanks! I don’t sew for kids often, but it can def be fun :)

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