Friday, November 25, 2016

Make it Your Own

I love the look of this wool sweater I found a few years ago, but it's an XL and too big for me. After putting up with the sloppy feel, I decided to try and alter it. I was ready to get rid of it, so I had nothing to lose if it didn't turn out.

The fullness under the arm was just too much to be comfortable.

I laid one of my favorite sweaters on top of it to get an idea how much of a seam to take. Then I turned the sweater wrong-side out and sewed it on the machine.

Here you can see the difference between the left side and the right side, which has been taken in.

I love it now! And such an easy fix. It really is okay to sew and trim knitted fabric.

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