Sweater Bedspread

Paris

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We have transformed old sweaters still in good condition into covers for throw pillows before, with no one the wiser, proud of our thrifty DIY. But this bedspread made from old sweaters proudly boasts its humble origins...

The sweater bedspread was a single piece designed by Babeth Rambault for FR66 (who are also producing the design in a limited edition) and it costs an astonishing 1200 euros. And while Christian Lacroix has used it in an exhibition he has on until October 19 at the Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine, it seems to be more a statement piece than anything an adult would want in their bedroom. But with winter coming and the economy in the tank, it's a DIY idea that might start catching on...

- Kristin Hohenadel blogging from Paris. She can be reached at kristin @ apartmenttherapy . com