Jan 16, 2012

DIY J Crew Heart Sweater for Under $10

sweater: DIY'ed     blouse: thrifted      jeans: gifted (American Eagle)     hat: made by my sis      purse: thrifted (Mossimo)      boots: Call It Spring

A while ago I saw this J Crew sweater and immediately fell in love....and then barfed when I found out that it was eighty eight dollars. I mean seriously people that's cray cray! Who pays $88 dollars for a sweater? Whooooo!!!!  So  I decided that I was going to stick it to the man and make my own. And thus my heart sweater journey began. I searched all over the internet for a look alike but cheap sweater and ended up buying this sweater (their still in stock!) in the color camel for a whopping $9. Then I cut out a felt heart and stitched it to the sweater. Bammm $79 smackaroonies saved and one hecka cute sweater acquired. Sorry J Crew, I love you but a poor students got to do what a poor students got to do. Am I right or am I right people!


39 comments :

  1. Yesss you are so right! I've been wanting to do the same thing, I love the sweater but there is no way I'm paying $88 for it!

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  2. Can you put a post up about how you put the heart on it?:)

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  3. I love your sweater. I have the same sweater (minus the heart) in many colors. I went crazy for them when they were $15. I also love your bag. =)

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  4. your right!! and i bet yours is cuter anyway!!!(:

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  5. This is adorable and you are so crafty! What an awesome idea :) Love the sweater by the way--You've inspired me!

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  6. I think I'd put hearts on the elbows too!

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  7. Right you are! I love your Faux Crew sweater! So cute! Especially over the gingham top and that hat is also so cute on you!

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  8. What an awesome (and simple!) DIY! I might have to steal this idea and try it myself. Love how you've styled it as well!

    http://fashionforsanity.blogspot.com/

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  9. i feel like you should make these and put them in your shop.

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  10. i loved that j crew sweater too but $88 is an insane amount to spend on something! i love this and i am totally going to make it!

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  11. So totally stealing this idea- awesome and cheap! :)

    Say
    eighteenthofmay.blogspot.com

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  12. Love this!

    Judy
    SecondGlimpses.blogspot.com

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  13. You are so gorgeous in this outfit! I saw this same sweater DIY on Pinterest a while back and I love it. Such an adorable outfit.

    amy day to day

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  14. I love the sweater, but I especially love the hat. Does your sister have an online link to the pattern? I miss you!

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  15. You are my hero! Yay for poor college students!

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  16. The sweater and the shirt go well together. Nice combo.

    www.thegirlieblog.com

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  17. in your face j. crew. you rock at life, you know that right? i swear your version looks better than the million dollar one j. crew sells.

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  18. You are too cute and I love the sweater!

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  19. ah, I love it!!! I've had my eye on that sweater too. wanna make me one?? ;)

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  20. Such a cute outfit! Love the sweater and the hat! :)

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  21. I really need to get some sewing skills. I'd love to be able to throw something together so easily. Love the color of the sweater!

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  22. that's awesome! and really cute :) I don't understand how people could buy things that are that expensive, unless they're like billionaires. It's just not possible for me.

    petrichordiy.blogspot.com

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  23. Holy cow, your version is IDENTICAL. Nice move!

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  24. this is the cutest outfit ever. i am making that sweater pronto.

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  25. OMG ... will you stop looking so damn cute and so damn skinny ...

    http://urbanprettygirl.blogspot.com/

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  26. Love the look! That shade of red lipstick looks amazing :)

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  27. Love this whole outfit! The sweater is fantastic, I might need to do this one myself!

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  28. you're adorable. this is adorable. and I will from now one always substitute the word crazy with "cray cray"... let us see how my friends like that one!

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  29. Such a great idea!

    Sophia
    http://justtheeverydays.blogspot.com/

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  30. Where did you get the 9 dollar sweater from?

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  31. Where did you get the 9 dollar sweater?

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