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Floating Flower Cardi

I am in love with this cardi.
 I wear it every chance I get.  I’m sure all my friends and family are getting tired of seeing me in it.
I should make another one out of Jersey fabric.  Would be great to wear for spring.
Anyway, here we go.

Flowers! Flowers and more flowers.
 Spring is here.

More flowers…
 This is how I made them….

    Had some black knit fabric on hand. I just fan folded it.

 I would say my folds were about an inch and a half wide.  The bigger your folds the bigger your flowers will be.

 So it’s really up to you on how you want yours to look.

I marked out my shape with chalk and went to town with my scissors.

I cut a lot of flower shapes out of black knit fabric and placed all around the cardi.

Pinned and pinched all those flower shapes to the cardi until I was happy with the look.

Stitched in place and remove the pins.  Now time for the other side.

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  5. This is fabulous! You did an amazing job, girl!I'm your newest follower! ;)Amy http://amy-showalter.blogspot.com

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  6. WOW, I've been looking for ways to update my cardigans….great idea! Thanks for the DIY inspiration!

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  7. That is so cute and what a great way to update cardigans!

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  8. Visiting from Tatertots and Jello. Cute cardi, love that you were able to match the material. Thanks for posting, great idea:)

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  9. Love it! Looks like a $50 sweater that I've been lusting after online! Thanks!!!

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