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Hey All! Excited to be DIYing with the amazing Refinery 29 (check out the post here). For my first project I figured, why not add some fun to a fall sweater (inspired by this photo), and what can put you in a more jovial mood then pom poms! With a few stitches you can give a basic sweater an upgrade, and create an eye catching item to sport as the weather turns chilly. Warning: admirers will ask to touch. 


Supplies

Sweater 
Needle and tread
Pom Poms 
How to:
1. Thread your needle, then tie a knot at the end of the thread. 
2. Start on the inside of your sweater and stitch up through the center of the pom pom, then back down through the pom pom and the sweater. Repeat 2-3 time to secure the pom to the sweater. 
3. On the inside of the sweater double knot the two ends of the thread. Trim excess thread. First pom pom done! 
4. Continue to sew on pom poms in lines on the sleeve. Stagger ever other line, or sew on in a random pattern.  
5. After you finish the front, cover the back of the sleeve.

Photos by: Chantal Adair for Refinery 29


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  1. Ice Pandora says:

    Super awesome! This
    DIY I’m gonna do it c:
    xx

    1. milano mode says:

      Love the color & of course the idea!

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  3. Melissa says:

    Love the color. This is darling for the holidays! I would just be scared to dirty my balls ha.

    Melissa
    http://shakeshakee.blogspot.com

  4. Sheena says:

    IT’s so cute! I love it! :)

  5. Patricia ♥ says:

    How cute! I love it because you didn’t overdo the pom poms so it looks adorable and chic at the same time.

    http://allthatglittersnotgold.blogspot.com/

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  7. Anonymous says:

    Love the pom sweater. So cute for the holidays. I would lilke a red sweater.

  8. Your projects seriously just keep getting better and better!
    Brooke @ what2wear

  9. Anonymous says:

    What camera do you use? love it!!

  10. Anonymous says:

    Love the sweater idea. So cool for the upcoming holidays.

  11. Smita says:

    Great idea! 😀
    Maybe you have time to read our post about Oscar De La Renta: Spring 2013 collection

    Love
    Chic Factor Team

  12. So cute! Loved the idea :)

    dearsweetness.blogspot.com

  13. Anonymous says:

    Too cute, Jenni. You look great.

  14. Adorable!!!

    Brittany
    brittanykytecreated.blogspot.com

  15. Chloe Moon says:

    This is so cute! I can’t imagine how much a sweater w/ the poms poms would actually cost. It’s so easy?!?!?!

    Ergo – Blog

  16. Kacie Cone says:

    Aw so cute and so easy! I love all your diys!

  17. SIENA.STYLE says:

    that is so cute!
    great idea!
    kisses from Milano
    http://sienastyle.blogspot.it/

  18. So cute!! I love your DIY ♥ ♥

    Kisses from http://chiccheaphurra.blogspot.com.es/

  19. This is seriously the cutest idea!! I love that you only added it to the sleeves too. Bravo :)

    Strive to Thrive,
    Nic
    http://www.Thriving-Wives.com

  20. cleartheway says:

    This is really cute and photographs well, but I wonder if it would be awkward to wear—not just from the people touching it.

    Might just have to try it out and see. =]

    – Kate

  21. It is a super cool idea. You have added an extra value for this sweater. I should try once.

  22. Super cute! But where can I find the pom poms?

    Vittoria from 5 IN THE MORNING
    http://vittoriafiveinthemorning.blogspot.it/

  23. Super cute! should give it try myself.

  24. Anonymous says:

    I am loving this idea. So cute.

  25. Anonymous says:

    It is the holiday season. Why not try it with a red sweater? Great post.

  26. Melanie says:

    I just discovered your blog and it is amazing ! There are no ideas I dislike ! Everything is amazing ! You’re awesome 😀

    Love xx
    Melanie ~ http://www.mlncrd.com

  27. Erika says:

    This is awesome!! and so cute *_*

  28. Bee Buzz says:

    Hi Jenni, I put a link to your great pom pom makeover on my blog as I think it is a idea. I hope you don’t mind. all the best, mellissa at http://www.beeandbuzz.blogspot.com

  29. Anonymous says:

    Where did you get the pom-poms?

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  35. Jessica says:

    Adorable! This is going on my to-do list immediately. May I ask where you got the sweater?

    Thanks : )

  36. Jessica says:

    I was at the Gap today and found the perfect sweater! It is very similar in color to yours and the sleeves fit snugly so I think it will work well with this application. For those of you who are looking to do this DIY yourselves grab one from the site while you still can!
    http://www.gap.com/browse/product.do?cid=8998&vid=1&pid=981837042

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