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Like most sewists out there I think, I often peruse RTW sites for sewing inspiration.  Usually, the things I like gather dust on my Pinterest.  Once in a while, I see something and I jump to make it pronto.  Such was the case with this Italian Featherweight Cashmere Fringe Cardigan from J Crew.  It has colorblocking, it’s got fringe, and it’s got mitered corners.  Mister Rogers was all about the zip cardigan; this is me in cardigan form right here: Fringe Trim Cardigan knockoff For my fringe trim cardigan knockoff, I started with 2 sweaters.  The main body is an aqua acrylic blend sweater, and the white is from a Banana Republic nylon/cashmere blend sweater with some dobby dots on the body of the sweater. Itch to Stitch Lisbon I snapped up a copy of Itch to Stitch’s Lisbon Cardigan.  The inspiration sweater is really just a basic cardigan if…

Refashion Runway: Buttons This week’s Refashion Runway theme is buttons.  I came up with this button yoyo wristlet. The challenge of using buttons in refashioning proved to be…