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Fleece Hoody with Jersey Hood Lining

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Microfleece and Knit Jersey

Created in this Craftsy Course

Sewing With Knits: 5 Wardrobe Essentials taught by Meg McElwee

Stretch your sewing skills by making a soft T-shirt, comfy yoga pants, a fleecy hoodie or a flowing dress with Meg McElwee of Sew Liberated.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Cute, Traditional, Casual, Whimsical, Classic
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What materials did you use? Blue microfleece for the hoodie. Thin jersey for the hood lining.

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What are you most proud of? The hood lining. It was not part of the pattern, but I figured out how to do it, and it worked out!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I used the stretch stitch on my regular sewing machine instead of the zig-zag stitch. I found it looked neater. I also used an overlock stitch to finish the edges of the exposed seams on the hood and hood lining. Otherwise, I used the pattern from the course. The pattern is a VERY large style. I made the XXS and it is still rather loose, not fitted at all. So, if in doubt, go smaller.

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You did a wonderful job on this. The lining in the hood finishes it off very nicely :-)

02/04/2013 Flag

Thanks Lori! And thanks so much for your help with how to line the hood. I still wasn't really sure how to do it, so just sort of followed along logically, how it should work, and it did!

02/05/2013 Flag

This is lovely. Thank you for sharing

02/05/2013 Flag

Thank you very much! Thank you for viewing :)

02/05/2013 Flag

Really nice, love the color and the hood lining. Inspired!

02/06/2013 Flag

Thank you so much! I was lucky to find the blue leopard print in the EXACT shade I needed.

02/08/2013 Flag

Oooh, Inspired! I'm liking that compliment very much, thank you! I was lucky to find hood lining in the exact blue as the hoodie.

02/10/2013 Flag

WOW... the lining looks fantastic. You've done a great job with this one... well done :)

02/08/2013 Flag

Thanks Chris! I couldn't resist the leopard print, especially in blue!

02/10/2013 Flag

It's beautiful!

02/13/2013 Flag

Thank you so much!

04/21/2013 Flag