All posts tagged: Hoodie

Another Brooklyn Hoodie & A Refashion 

Remember the white hoodie I made last month?  The only time I don’t wear it is at work, it’s just so cosy and goes with everything.  So I thought I needed to remedy the situation! Obviously with wearing a uniform I can’t just go out and buy fabric and make something to wear for work.  But I did come across 2 old fleeces with broken zips that were quite large and would otherwise be going in the bin! From start to finish it took about 3 hours to make. I didn’t go to town with the top stitching like the white one, mainly because it was for work, but also because my machine struggled with this thick fabric. The double ended zip was from Fabworks – 25p! The pattern was won an the fabric upcycled! So all in all a cheap make! I used twill tape to neaten the seam where the hood is attached. I won’t be using a contrasting one again – it wasn’t as neat as I would have liked. Passable, just! I …

The Brooklyn Hoodie by SBCC

In January I took park in a Giveaway on Instagram hosted by Skinny Bitch Curvy Chick to win their latest pattern – The Brooklyn Hoodie. I’m a big fan of their patterns so was over the moon when I discovered I’d won.   It did take a few days for me to notice the PM in Instagram as I’d never had one before! Their patterns are drafted for petites. At 5’4″ I always feels I’m somewhere in between – not quite a petite but not tall either. Previously I’m made their Lemoncello Cardigan (unblogged for some crazy unknown reason) so here it is at a Presentation Night when I was Lady Captain (the second time!): I’ve also made the Manhattan Pants and the Cabernet Cardigan.  Oh, and I’ve made a few of their free tonic t shirts too!   All the other patterns I’ve bought (except the free one of course!!).  The paper patterns come printed on proper paper in a plastic A4 folder which is really neat. As soon as I won the hoodie pattern …