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Mom taught me to sew - then put me on a clothing allowance: $25/MONTH - but that was back in 1966. The ONLY way I could satisfy my clothing appetite was to make it myself. That lead to a major in ...

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Captivating Cowls Talking Pattern

from Londa's Creative Threads
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Captivating Cowls Talking Pattern
Captivating Cowls Talking Pattern Angel Sleeve directions included
Captivating Cowls Talking Pattern Technique for a graceful cowl back
Captivating Cowls Talking Pattern Side Cowl Variation
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Captivating Cowls Talking Pattern Bias Cut Woven Front Cowl Top

Pattern Description:

T-Shirts with class are SO expensive!!! With the pattern, I teach how to use basic flat pattern techniques so that you can DRAFT BY YOURSELF these cowl styles from any basic T-Shirt Knit Top pattern!to create the classic cowl neck style (AND variations!). I've included FIVE different styles in this pattern, AND how to draft a cut-on cap sleeve and a graceful 'Angel' sleeve and many more extras in this pattern!

My 'Talking Patterns' is my invention of a website (URL given inside the PDF pattern) where you see a colored photo of absolutely EVERY step of the design and creation of these knit tops PLUS my personally-recorded audio directions telling you what to do (or NOT to do) in that step. Of course, the most important photos are included in the PDF pattern along with awesome written directions

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Any size your basic T-Shirt pattern is available


  • Drapey Knit fabric: 54" - 60" your ody length plus 1 sleeve length
  • Londa's Terrific 'T' Knit Top Pattern or any basic knit top pattern

You Will Also Need:

  • Pattern tissue - like Red Dot Tracer
  • 3/8" wide Lastin Clear Elastic
  • Knit Interfacing - 1/4 yard, or Knit Fusible Stay Tape
  • Polyester thread and 75 Stretchg needl

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