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My Yellow Rose Hoodie

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The front of my Hoodie

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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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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Casual
Eva testar on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? A vintage knit with Yellow roses from my stash. Think its acrylic and wool

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What are you most proud of? That I finaly used that Knit fabric. Allt the roses have waited a long time to transform into a garment. That I added a lining in the hood. I did it because at the reverse side of the fabric the roses looked as yellow and green strips and that was not good inside the hood. With the lining it came out much better I think.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Follow Meg in the Craftsy course sewing With Knits. She is teaching you how to do this Hoodie the easy way. Use some of your time to Make Stitch samples on the fabric you are going to work with. Prepare everything before you start cutting and sewing - then this Hoodie will fly out of the sewing machine, fast and ready to wear. I am wearing it now when I write this!

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Lining the hood is a great idea. It looks lovely.

11/15/2012 Flag

Thank You Sage owl. It was more work but I think it made the hoodie more "grown up" and dressed (hope this make sens)

11/15/2012 Flag

GOOD JOB on matching up the strips! Very nice.

11/15/2012 Flag

Thank you Janineman. I have to say that I was a little proud of that (blushing) It was not perfect but almost perfect... The jersey walked away for me at some points but I can live with that small differens

11/15/2012 Flag

Matching stripes can be really hard. Nice work! And your hoodie looks comfy and like you could wear it all the time :)

11/27/2012 Flag

Thank You JuliN. It is comfy, and I had a lott of that fabric and made two! Did som adjustment on the sleeves, added a little to the ease and made a fu

11/27/2012 Flag

Oooops, Made a Full bust adjustment so the front should hang straight down from the bust. As you can see from the photos the first version is a little like an A-line from the bust down. Hope you understand what I mean.

11/27/2012 Flag

very very good. Love it.

08/11/2013 Flag

Thank you tinaketch! I use it a lot and think that the bright colors make me a little happier. Are you doing Megs class?

08/12/2013 Flag

It looks so great on you! Like the lining of the hood - great fabric for a project like this. Thank you for sharing Eva.

11/28/2015 Flag

Thank you Innerwave. I did two of them and gave one to a friend. I did cut off my hood from my hoodie... Without the hood it became a nice pullover, easy to wear under coats

11/30/2015 Flag