New word: sweatershirt. Not a sweatshirt, per se, but a top that looks like a tarted up sweatshirt made with sweater knits.
I’m rather pleased with this one because:
- I got the pattern, Simplicity 0315, from a pattern swap (=free!)
- I used up a small amount of awkwardly-shaped leftover black sweater knit (only a few tiny scraps leftover!)
- I used a ready-to-wear sweater for the front panel (I liked the graphic print but not the shape of the existing sweater, and I’m feeling clever for having recycled into something more wearable!)
- I’ve been dying to add some sporty pre-made cuffing to a baggy top (so I did!)
I had to do some Franken-piecing of black fabric to be able to get all of the pattern pieces out of what I had leftover. If you squint at the picture above, you might see the horizontal seam in the black side panel on the left. I also have a horizontal... [read more]