I have had these in my mind, ever since I saw this picture.

I picked up this sweater on a thrift store outing, knowing that it would be perfect.

I used an existing pair of overalls as my pattern, and it was a super quick project.

When thinking about how to finish the edges, my brilliant friend Courtney (who, by the way, takes the most amazing photographs) suggested lining them.  Well, lucky me, just last weekend I found a blue jersey knit sheet at a thrift store, and it worked perfectly.

For the first time, I tried to use my button-hole-maker on my sewing machine…. but this was definitely not the project to choose for my first time button-holeing (yes, that just became a verb).  The fabric was very thick and wouldn’t move, so I just used a zig-zag stitch to make my own (terrible) button-hole.

Comfy-cozy, ready for winter!

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  1. Those are too stinkin CUTE! I love how that turned out–Well Done! Makes me want to go look through my sweaters to see if there are any that might need an upcycling project! :)

  2. Thanks for visiting my sweater overall post too. I love this high-chested version too! (My daughter keeps pulling her arms out of the lower straps on mine.)

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