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Recycled Lotus Hoodie

Added Jan 28, 2009

by sunnyb64

Bear, Delaware, ...






A merging of two comfortable knit shirts from the same thrift store run— the blue hoodie was too short, and the asymmetric neckline of the green shirt just looked weird on me but the fabric was too comfortable to pass up. I changed the sleeves, added length to the bottom, added trim to the hood, and did a reverse applique inspired by the hoodie’s original tag.

Material Notes

cotton jersey hoodie (blue), tencel knit shirt (green)




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    Jan 29, 2009, 05.18 PMby flash1

    Way to recycle! I want to do this more.

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    Jan 28, 2009, 06.25 PMby rachaelhavens

    How creative! I love it. It looks very comfortable.

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    Jan 28, 2009, 03.53 PMby nenasew

    I love a cool hoodie. I wish I could have this one. Its so cool.

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    Jan 28, 2009, 03.46 PMby dressdummy

    SO CUTE! Why wasn’t I born with the vision you gals have? Nothing is ever long enough for me in the top/shirt/blouse department, and I live in comfy clothes unless forced to do otherwise by social obligations. I also carouse in thrift stores. So why I never thought of putting 2 & 2 together (or 1 & 1 in this case), I don’t know. Well, that’s what Burda is for I guess, to enlighten and share. Thanks, you’ve given me a short solution for my long waist:)

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    Jan 28, 2009, 01.13 PMby sew4my3

    It turned out to look so good! Tastefully done!

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