Good news: I've successfully turned the green lace thing into a shrug.
Bad news: I like the shrug so much I'm refusing to put it up for sale. This is good for me personally, because I've made myself a garment I love, but not too good for sales! So I'm making a similar one in pink, which I WILL put up for sale - I already have a pink shrug.
My lovely new shrug from the front (yes, I know my outfit doesn't match):
My shrug from the back:
And I've got 14 new bears - knit by me, assembled by Mom - who are all ready to ship. Right now, though, they're in here keeping me company!