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ReStyle a comfy sweatshirt!

ReStyle a comfy sweatshirt!
I am so in love with this restyled sweatshirt. When Amanda sent it my way I think I gasped aload! It's so beautiful, simple and cozy. Who doesn't want to look pretty in something so comfy! Here's how you can make your own... Supplies needed: sweatshirt, crochet doilies, scissors, pins, thread, bias tape, crochet or embroidery thread, sewing machine, crochet/lace trim (optional). Step 1. Step 2. Step 3. Step 4. Step 5. Your sweater can be washed on gentle cycle and either hung to dry or dried with low heat. Thanks so much, Amanda, for sharing this beautiful idea!

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