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Sweaters for Cents - In Dollar Stretcher

Last post Thu, Oct 29 2009 10:53 PM by cheapChic. 2 replies.
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  • Thu, Oct 29 2009 7:39 PM

    • Edey
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    Sweaters for Cents - In Dollar Stretcher

     Sweaters for Cents

    This article has some very good tips on refurbishing used or discarded sweaters. Check it out - it could save you some money. 

    Edey

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  • Thu, Oct 29 2009 9:35 PM In reply to

    • gayla50
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    Re: Sweaters for Cents - In Dollar Stretcher

    great article Edey ... I recently put new button on a wonderful sweater and gave it to my niece she loved the sweater but would get because she didnt think she could match the buttons I could either but had a set that worked wonderful .

    Gayla

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  • Thu, Oct 29 2009 10:53 PM In reply to

    Re: Sweaters for Cents - In Dollar Stretcher

    its a good artical specially since its fun to redo a sweater like doing the stretch part I learned to do that when I worked at a dry clearners stretched it to somewhat fit nothing perfect but it looked ok just do that on a iron board when alittle dam sweater stretch it abit then put on a wood board pin down let dry.

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