Tuesday, 14 July 2009
February Lady Sweater Re-Vamp
Yep, I'm posing again!! (actually these were taken at the same time as the Tamarai ones. I must have been in a very pose-y mood!)
I put new buttons onto my February Lady Sweater(rav project page, since I don't seem to have blogged about this before. Very strange!)
I wasn't wearing it as it was, the buttons were too big, and purple, and plastic. They made the sweater look like it came straight from the 70s. (The buttons probably did come from then!) So on my regular trawl through the local charity shops, I found a set of three buttons which, when I bought them and took them home, looked much nicer next to the fabric of the sweater. So I snipped the other ones off, and sewed these on.
I think it looks much more sophisticated now, and I'm more likely to actually wear it. There's nothing worse than a handknit that stays in the cupboard, is there? But now this one is freed, and can be worn with pride! :D
And while I was taking photographs, here's a gratuitous macro shot of the lace