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Valentine’s Day:: a scarf for my sweetie!


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I love my guy.  I don’t often chat about him here, but please know that he is the heart of so many posts and has been an amazing support to me and this blog.  He is the best darn tootin’ guy I know and I’m head over heels for him.

And when he found his favorite pair of vintage wool trousers riddled with moth holes, he was heartbroken. And one of his sweaters too! Pathos!

But unbeknownst to him, I ferreted them out of the garbage and decided to turn two wrongs into a right! That beautiful gray brown pinstriped with a touch of red fabric and wooly sweater still had more life in them yet.

While he was tinkering with a friend’s vintage car, I cut everything up and with a bit of thread and a whole lot of love, I created this jaunty scarf that will keep him warm and still allow him to wear his favorite trousers too!

Fortunately, he loves scarves as much as I do, so I knew he would love it.  Almost as much as I love him.

Here are the deets on how to make your own. I used one of his scarves as a guide for how wide and how long it should be. I recommend you do that as well…

And I gotta say, I like the way it looks on my sweetie!  Here’s hoping your guy or gal likes your version just as much!

Happy Valentine’s Day, friends! May your day be full of pretty flowers and yummy chocolate!

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  1. Tabetha says

    O that is too perfect! What a lovely way to put life in some of my hub’s favorite
    [unwearable} duds! Any unusual ideas for old t-shirts lol?

    • Dottie says

      I almost used an old t-shirt to line the scarf! Old t-shirts are soo comfy! A friend of mind used her husbands old t-shirt and turned it into boxers for him!

  2. jenny says

    oh Dottie, this is too good! and your mister! he looks so fetching in the scarf!

    nice work, lady!!!!!

    • Dottie says

      Thanks, Jenny! It surprisingly didn’t take THAT long! Go figure!

  3. Melinda says

    He could not be more dapper. And you could not be more sweet. Happy Valentine’s day!

  4. Barbie // Little Skyline says

    Love this! Great idea with baby clothes/blankets as well. Happy Love Day!

    • Dottie says

      Barbie, that is a great idea to do something like that with baby clothes and blankets! I’ve often heard of people turning baby clothes into quilts for their kids when they go away to school… Something to think about!

  5. Alix says

    You are a wonderful wife, lady. (And Eric looks adorable in that last photo!) Happy valentines day, girl!

    • Dottie says

      Now, if I could only get him to stop with the blasted knife collection… HAHAHAHAH!

  6. karen says

    Ack! Too cute- the scarf and the man. swoon.

    • Dottie says

      Karen, you are too cute! Thanks, lady!

  7. Tiffanie says

    He’s a handsome devil! And the scarf ain’t bad, either! Very nice, Miss Dottie. I love it when people show no fear in turning something old into something new!

    • Dottie says

      Thanks, lady!

      I don’t know if it is as much fear as it is cheapness and hating let things go to waste! hee hee!

  8. Senior Threat says

    What a handsome lad. Maybe next time he can be holding a knife. Just a thought.



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