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New sponsor and giveaway!!


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I’ve got a sweet little treat to share with you all.

A unique shop that you’ll love for your up-cycling needs…

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Kris from Resweater is a mom with a passion for up-cycling. She gathers sweaters from all over that include 100% cashmere, lambswool, merino, and more. And then she sells them for others to use in their own re-purposing projects. Perfect.

Need a certain blend or a specific color for a project?
Just browse through Resweater.

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While browsing the shop, my mind began to turn……..thinking of great color combos, how to use this for that, little pieces I would need for an embellishment, etc.
Let your mind get creative.

Kris has a blog here, that shows all of the clever and oh-so-useful projects you can make with recycled wool. Love the inspiration.

Check out this sweet little Easter basket, made from re-purposing one of her sweaters. So darling! Full tutorial found here.

And my word, Kris creates the cutest little diaper covers. So nice and cozy. Kris explains that 100% wool is actually very breathable…….so perfect for a diapered bum.

Oh, and I fell in love with these cheery little tissue covers. All snug in its own little case.
Full tutorial here.

(Here’s the view from the back.)
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Need the perfect sweater to make a darling little hat and mittens set? Search the shop.

And find the perfect color combo’s to create some original trivets (or potholders). Kris explains that wool is insulated so these trivets will keep the heat from passing through.

New sweaters and great finds are added each week to Resweater, so be sure to check back often.

And you all know I love re-purposing sweaters myself…..check out my posts here, here, and here.

Now you can find the perfect sweater if you’d like to try out some of these for yourself.

And Kris is doing a giveaway here on Make It and Love It. She is giving away one free sweater from her shop of your choosing. Perfect for your next little project.

**Please note: You must enter in a separate comment for each entry. (Example: If you’d like 5 extra entries for visiting a shop, you must enter 5 different comments, in addition to any other entries/comments.) Thanks.

How to enter?
  • Leave me a comment with your email address (so I can contact you if you win).
Want to be added in again?
  • “Follow” my blog. Add yourself over on the right sidebar……scroll down a bit. (Already are? You’re automatically entered in again. Just remind me.)
Another entry?
  • Put my button on your blog. Directions for how to do so are on my left sidebar…….scroll down a bit. (Already have one? Just remind me in your comment.)
Another entry?
  • Make a post about this giveaway on your own blog with a link. Yup, share the love with your friends.
Okay, another 5 entries?!?!

  • Go on over to resweater and look around for a while and choose your favorite item. Tell me your choice in your comment.

The giveaway closes on Monday, March 29th, at 11:59 p.m. (mountain)

Good luck!

And thanks again Kris for sponsoring my site. You have a wonderful collection of sweaters, perfect for all of our up-cycling needs.

You can find Resweater, along with my other great sponsors, along my sidebars.

If you are also interested in becoming a sponsor, (non-handmade items included) please contact me for more details.

Ashley Johnston

Administrator at Make It & Love It
Ashley Johnston is a professional DIY costume maker, sewist, crafter, and owner of Make It & Love It. She is a mom of 5 and a wife to a very patient (with the craft clutter) husband. In case you’re wondering, she always chooses crafting/sewing/designing over mopping/dusting/wiping base boards……but bathrooms/laundry/full bellies are always attended to. Whew!

Hi, I'm Ashley

Hi, I’m Ashley—the DIY-enthusiast behind this crazy blog!

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