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My friends Jeannie and Janet gave me their cast-off cashmere sweaters which were similar in colour. The feel was fab, but the look was drab.

Recoutured sweater and lace bolero jacketRecoutured sweaters and lace jacketIn my closet was a pretty purple lace bolero that didn’t suit my style. So, I put all three together. With Jeannie’s v-neck as the base, I made a ruffle from Janet’s sweater. I then sewed the bolero, cutting pieces of the lace for an applique finish. Sewing bee


With the rest of Janet’s sweater I madea little jacket for Stephanie, finishing the hem with grey striped satin I’ve had yards of for decades.Recoutured sweater on Steph