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A cutesy cardigan embellished with felt!

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  • How to embellish an applique sweater. Cloud Cardigan - Step 1
    Step 1

    You'll need:
    1. A bue cardigan
    2.White felt
    3. Scissors
    4. Embroidery thread in shades of blue
    5. Embroidery needles
    6. Pins

  • How to embellish an applique sweater. Cloud Cardigan - Step 2
    Step 2

    First, draw out some clouds onto a scrap piece of paper.

  • How to embellish an applique sweater. Cloud Cardigan - Step 3
    Step 3

    Use these as stencils by pinning them to your felt.

  • How to embellish an applique sweater. Cloud Cardigan - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut out as many clouds as you'd like.

  • How to embellish an applique sweater. Cloud Cardigan - Step 5
    Step 5

    Start pinning them to your cardigan where in any arrangement you'd like.

  • How to embellish an applique sweater. Cloud Cardigan - Step 6
    Step 6

    Now start sewing them on with your embroidery thread! I found it best to tie the thread in a knot on your needle, rather than doubling over like you would with normal thread.

  • How to embellish an applique sweater. Cloud Cardigan - Step 7
    Step 7

    Here's how the stitching looks.

  • How to embellish an applique sweater. Cloud Cardigan - Step 8
    Step 8

    Keep doing this until you have a totally cloudy cardigan!

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Hao-chan
Hao-chan · Schortens, Lower Saxony, DE · 2 projects
*__* sooo cute! I want such a Cardigan too <3 Happy really good Idea <3 ^^
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IntrepidMoose
IntrepidMoose · Madison, Wisconsin, US · 26 projects
That's adorable.
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Conn
Conn · San Francisco, California, US · 134 projects
So cute and simple! Nice job ^^
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