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October 26, 2009

Bubble sleeve cardigan

New creation! Sometimes it takes me a couple days to complete one project, and this was one of them. I sewed a bit and then stopped for a while to think about how to add sleeves. The arm holes came out too big, so if I add regular sleeves, it would end up looking like a cardigan for a man or something. So I slept on it for a day or two, and came up with this idea of bubble sleeves. I pleated the shoulder part and scrunched up the edge of the sleeves with elastic bands to make them bubbly.
Here is the picture of the front panel - I did not use any pattern for this.
I'm pretty satisfied with how it turned out - it's loose, and comfy. I added this to my shop:)
Wearing the cardi with thrifted black tunic, uniqlo tights and payless booties:)


Talisa said...

I loove your outfit,the cardigan is so pretty:)

The Man Who Knew Too Much said...

love this cardigan, looks so comfy as well :)

Ashley said...

I like the cardi looks great!

CC said...

Omg! That is gorgeous. Love the booties. :)


Anonymous said...

oh i LOVE this cardi!! i'm a fan of big sleeves, so i think going with the bubble sleeves was a great idea. ~joelle said...

This is so cute! I wish I had half your talent!

Nubia said...

Great cardi, Nice color of leggings also.

cool blog =)

lexie said...

thats gorgeous, you are way talented! and love the blog :) xx LC

God's Favorite Shoes! said...

I love with you did with the sleeves!

Amanda K said...

It looks lovely!

vivatveritas said...

thank you all:) I'm glad you like the bubble sleeves!


Caroline said...

WOW I LOVE LOVE LOVE this one!!! Exactly my kind of style!! God I wish I was this good at sewing =(


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