These are a few of my favorite things…
I’ve had this song in my head all week in anticipation of this week’s blog post.
I purchased a 49-cent, wool sweater from Mel Trotter (my favorite local thrift store) a few weeks ago.
It was so warm and comfy, and it fit me perfectly! That is until my 14-year old son thought he’d be helpful and launder it for me.
Yep, that’s right, he ignored the DRY CLEAN ONLY tag.
When it came out of the dryer it no longer fit me, but it fit my daughter perfectly, so she claimed it for herself.
She wore it once and loved how comfy and warm it was.
Guess what happened next? My 14-year old son once again helped with the laundry, and once again ignored the DRY CLEAN ONLY tag.
This time the sweater wasn’t fitting anybody as-is!
I don’t think it’s possible for this thing to shrink any further!
I got to spend a day creating with my awesome cousin this week.
Check out what she’s been busy making…
Holy scarves Batman!
Here are some closeups…
I’ve been super busy this week, working on the refashion I’m about to show you, which is going to end up a part of a great “Christmastime-Means-Giving” activity for our family (more at the bottom).
But first, check out this MESS…
What you see is a massive mountain of wool sweaters and sweater pieces. And let me tell you, these aren’t even all of the sweater pieces I have!
Most of these sweaters were purchased for 49-cents or less (of course!).