The girls and I are on vacation in Florida, so we took these pictures on the seawall at my parent's house. Hadley definitely can put out the crotchety old man attitude!
I used a cotton/acrylic blend pullover sweater I wasn't wearing anymore and some yellow marine grade vinyl I had leftover from the superhero costume I made my nephew Jack. Using a little cardigan that fit her somewhat snugly I sized the new sweater up a bit so it will fit her a little longer.
I was able to use the ribbing from the neckline of the refashion victim sweater to trim the cut edges and kept the bottom and sleeve ribbing intact. I added four buttonholes in a contrasting teal-y blue to match the little blue flecks in the sweater and yellow buttons to match the elbow patches. The elbow patches I sewed on before constructing the sweater with the same blue thread and added decorative parallel lines across the circle. I have to imagine that marine vinyl should wash just fine, but we'll see when the time comes I guess!
She looks so stinkin' serious - like she's about to belt out "you young whipper snappers better get off my lawn before I call the cops!" just like a cranky old man! I can't believe she's so big and opinionated at only 15 months. I think I've got my work cut out for me...
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