Experiment:The Toaster Sweater
1 5/8 yards of gray fleece
Gray serger thread conesProcedure:
All last week the South was blanketed with below-normal freezing temperatures. When I mean freezing, I am talking 15F (-9C) in Louisiana. That is 20 degrees F lower that average. Cold weather had me reaching for warm clothes only to be reminded that I am lacking. After making my first Toaster sweater
and still inspired by Meg
, I wanted another Toaster Sweater. Opting for the full Toaster effect and in an effort to
get warm, I printed Version 1 and set to the task.
This sew was a cinch -- all done on my serger (Man
-- I love how fast the serger zips through seams! Very satisfying!
). Over the course of three evenings, I dealt with the pattern, then I prepped fabric and cut -- by the end of the third evening I had a new sweater. ... [read more]