Lamma Hoodie | Itch To Stitch Patterns

Hello!

I apologize….I’ve been neglecting my blog and really focusing on my YouTube channel. I will try my best to focus on both!

Today, I have a fun pattern review for you and it’s all about the Lamma Hoodie by Itch To Stitch Patterns.

The Lamma Hoodie is a PDF pattern that comes in sizes 00-40 and calls for fabrics with at least 25% – 35% horizontal stretch such as: french terry and jersey. The patterns has a lot of different options: regular or full bust, a hoodie or a cowl neck and cuffed or thumbhole sleeves. It features raglan sleeves and princess seams with front inseam pockets within those princess seams. It really is a great pattern for color blocking options!

For my version, I sewed a size 6 regular bust with no alterations. I sewed the cowl neck with cuffed sleeves. I’m 5’9″ my measurements are: Bust 36, Waist 31, Hips 38. I sewed mine using a floral scuba fabric that I purchased from my local fabric shop back in 2018 or 2019 and a stretch velvet in dusty rose from Overseas Fabric.

I’m really happy with this pattern and the fit. The downside is (not pattern at all) I’ve washed the floral fabric twice – once prior to sewing and once after wearing the hoodie a couple of times and the floral design is already fading and peeling off. Other than that, I’m really happy with this make.

I didn’t add a drawstring because my machine had a mishap while I was sewing the button holes. They didn’t turn out the greatest, but that is okay as the cowl rolls over and the button holes are hidden. I also decided to leave the inseam pockets out, as the scuba fabric is quite thick and I didn’t want to add any bulk to the hoodie.

The inspiration for this project came from Karina from Lifting Pins and Needles. She made a beautiful red velvet version and I absolutely fell in love with it and knew that I needed to sew a velvet one too! Her red version was my inspiration for the dusty rose velvet! She has a whole video for the Lamma Hoodie and you can watch it here. Be sure to check out her YouTube Channel!

(I asked for Karina’s permission to use her photo)

Karina’s Red Velvet Version! Red is definitely her color!

Now, for the fun part of this pattern review is, I had mentioned back in January (after the Lamma Hoodie release) that I was interested in sewing it and a couple of my friends on Instagram also mentioned that they too were interested in sewing the Lamma Hoodie. I asked both of them if they’d be interested in sewing it together and they both said yes. I created us a Facebook group called “Lamma SewTogether”. It was a really neat experience as we were able to bounce ideas off of each other and post progress photos. I really liked the idea of creating the Facebook group so that I could log onto Facebook and see what my friends were up to when it came to sewing the Lamma Hoodie. I sometimes find social media overwhelming at times, so this created a place I could log into and see exactly what they were up to without being distracted by other posts and such.

The best part is….we each sewed ourselves a variation of pink fabrics and we didn’t even plan that! How cool is that?!\

I had so much sewing the Lamma Hoodie with Meg and Rikki. Definitely check out their instagrams:

Meg: https://www.instagram.com/meggiesews Meg also has a blog that can be found here. She also has a blog post about her Lamma, that can be found here.

Rikki: https://www.instagram.com/rikkisews

Meg’s Version – Those colors are stunning on her!
Rikki’s version -Isn’t Rikki gorgeous in this fuchsia Lamma?!? Fuchsia is my favorite color!

(I asked Meg and Rikki for permission to use their photos in my blog post)

Thank you ladies for sewing the Lamma Hoodie with me, I had so much fun! We will definitely need to do this again for a future sewing project!

Will I make this pattern again? Absolutely, hopefully sooner rather than later! My next version will include a hood and inseam pockets!

Thank you for taking the time to read my experience sewing the Lamma Hoodie!

“The only thing missing from your birthday celebration was YOU, dad.” — Me

My First Style Arc Make!!

I honestly do not know what took me this long to sew a Style Arc pattern! I’ve heard people say how beautiful the fit is and how well drafted the patterns are. I guess it took a Black Friday Sale for me to final give in and purchase my very first pattern. This is the Kristy Woven Top Pattern by Style Arc.

When you purchase a PDF pattern from Style Arc, you only receive one size. I picked a size 10 based on my measurements and their measurement chart. I’m really happy with the fit of the size 10.

I used a textured dotted viscose fabric from my local fabric store. This is the very first fabric that I purchased when the fabric shops were allowed to re-open back in June. Unfortunately, right now as I type this, our fabric shops are closed. In fact, one store actually stopped providing the curbside pick up service. I’m not too sure why. But anyways, this fabric will always remind me of how excited I was to go back into a fabric store…it was amazing. I can’t wait to be able to do that again!

This was my very first time sewing a rouleau loop, and I’m pretty sure I sewed the loop to the facing and the back facing to the blouse wrong. But it looks fine. I’m definitely going to be sewing this top again very soon and I will try another way of attaching the loop to the facing and the back facing to the top. I tried to find a pink or purple button, but was unsuccessful, so I used this black button. I think the black button looks beautiful.

Some things to note about this pattern:

  • The pattern instructions are similar to Burda Style – very minimal and maybe 1 photo (of a tricky step). There was a total of 14 instructions for this top.
  • The sleeves have a dart, but the instructions do not instruct you to sew the dart, so don’t forget about the sleeve dart if you do end up sewing this pattern.
  • Pattern does not instruct you to stay-stitch the neck or the arm holes. With this lightweight fabric, I would suggest stay-stitching. I didn’t on this make, but I will for my future makes.
  • On the styled pattern photo – the sleeves look a bit longer. I even lengthened my sleeves by one inch.

Will I make this pattern again? Absolutely, right away actually. I really enjoyed sewing this. The pattern pieces came together beautifully. I haven’t had that happen in a long time! It was simply beautiful the way they all came together. For my next make, I will lengthen the sleeves again (I’m not too sure by how much yet), I will stay-stitch the neck line for sure and I’m even considered doing a double flounce – I will need to see how much fabric I have!

I hope you enjoyed this make as much as I did!

“Dad, you are missed and loved beyond measure. I miss you everyday.” — Me

Burda Style Blouse |115 02/20

I’m excited to finally bring this blog post to you all!  I normally save my Christmas money, but this year I decided to spurge and subscribe to the Burda Style magazine (I also had some encouragement with this decision).  Now, at the time of writing this post, this is now my second make from the Burda Style magazines (I made my daughter a top).  To date, I have received February, March, April and May issues as I signed up in the middle of January 2020.

Today, I’m talking all about Burda Style Blouse 115 from the February 2020 issue.  I was first attracted to this pattern based on the pink fabric that they used for their sample, next I was drawn to this pattern because of the term “polyester” in the pattern name, after that I was drawn to the elastic in the sleeve cuffs and finally I knew this pattern could fit into my work wardrobe.

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The Fabric:

I know that polyester can sometimes have a bad reputation and because of that, I fear making things with polyester as I become more familiar with different types of fabrics.  As I continue on my sewing journey, I still sometimes struggle to pick the right fabric for the right project.  I picked up this fabric at my local Fabricland last spring.  I paid roughly $4/meter.  I couldn’t pass it up because it really reminded me of this Atelier Brunette fabric.  But what to make with this fabric?!

Finally, a pattern with the term “polyester” in it’s name….it must be a match!

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The Pattern:

This is a pretty straight forward pattern, featuring bust darts, a v-neck line and facing and 3/4 length sleeves with elastic cuffs.  You all know my love for elastic cuffs in anything!  I thought this was the perfect pattern to ease my way into the Burda Style magazine journey.

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I sew mostly in the evenings once my daughter goes to bed.  So between tracing out the pattern, cutting the fabric and sewing, it took me a couple evenings to complete.  I also hand stitched the hem.  In my experience and opinion, this is a easy and quick pattern to sew up.

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The Experience:

I traced a Burda Style size 40 with absolutely no alterations.  A few of my sewing friends have said that they love the Burda Style sizes and that they rarely require alterations.    For a woven top, I think the fit is great.  I was slightly nervous about the bust darts, but they appear to be in the correct place.  For future versions of this top, I will lengthen the bodice just a tad, for reference I’m 5’9″.

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Thanks for reading!

“May each tear and each fond memory be a note of love rising to meet you.” – Jennifer Williamson

Mommy and Me Tops

Yes, I’m going to be one of those parents.  I will sew my daughter matching tops with me for as long as she will let me.  This was my first attempt and I think it turned out fabulous!  Now, try getting an almost 3 year old to pose for pictures.  This was the best that I could do, but that’s okay because it’s not the pictures that count….it’s the joy on her face to wear something that mommy made.

I was contemplating the Burda Style magazine subscription for quite some time, but for Christmas, I decided to use my Christmas money for the magazine subscription (thank you!).  So far, to date, I’ve received 3 issues (February, March and April).

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Her Pattern:

For my very first magazine make, I decided to make my daughter a top from the February 2020 issue of Burda Style.  It is style number 130, you can also purchase the PDF download using the link above.

This pattern is a basic t-shirt pattern featuring a high-low hem.  It comes in Burda Style sizes 116-140.  This pattern calls for jersey fabrics.

Sewing this top was fairly straight forward and easy.  I love that they have you sew the sleeves in flat and then sew the sleeve seam and side seams in one go!  This pattern features a high-low hem.  Very quick and easy, the instructions were clear.

I made the smallest size that the pattern comes in, which is a Burda Style size 116.  My daughter doesn’t quite fit into the Burda Style Children’s sizes just yet, so it is a little big for her right now, but she will grow into it.  Besides, children grow very fast, so this gives her a chance to wear it a little while longer.

My Pattern:

For my top, I used the Pixie Tee by Chalk and Notch Patterns.   The Pixie Tee comes in sizes 0 – 18 and calls for fabrics that are light to medium weight stretch knit (rayon jersey, cotton jersey, french terry).  The pattern has 2 views, A and B, but you could easily mix the views for a custom look to your liking.

I sewed view A, in a straight size 8 with no alterations.  This pattern is very similar to the pattern that I used for my daughter’s top, even down to the construction.  Both patterns have you sew the sleeves in flat and then the sleeve seam and size seam in one go, which is my preferred method.  At the time of the photos and this blog post, the hem sleeves are left raw and I’m thinking of leaving it that way.

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I misread the instructions while sewing this and I sewed the incorrect hem width (blame it on the working from home and work papers scattered all around my sewing room).  I folded my hem smaller than the instructions said to.  This is an accident that turned out to be in my favor.  The pattern calls for 1.25 inch elastic, which I currently do not have.  But that is okay, because as I was sewing this I thought to myself “there’s no way a 1.25 inch elastic will fit in there”.  Some time ago, my mom gave me a bunch of old bed sheets that had the elastic in them.  Last year, I seam ripped the elastic out and kept it just in case I needed an elastic of that size.  Luckily, this was the perfect sized elastic for my Pixie Tee.

Now, with that being said, it also means that my side ties do not fit into the hem like they are supposed to.  When the tie is tied up, you don’t even notice my error…which is always a good thing when you can not see your own mistakes.

Other than my error, this is a great pattern and I can definitely see myself making more of these tops, some with the ties and some without.

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The Fabric:

At the beginning of January 2020 while I was at the fabric store, I seen this fabric while my daughter was shopping with me.  She kept asking if I was going to make her more things, so I decided I would buy extra yardage from now on (if the price is right).  I couldn’t help but be drawn to the beautiful flowers.

This fabric is from my local Fabricland.  It is a polyester type of knit.  I’ve tried to find a similar fabric on the Fabricville website, but was unsuccessful.  I paid roughly $4 per meter.  Now, if I’m being honest, it is very beautiful, but I do not prefer it.  As I become more skilled in my sewing, I have learned to love some fabrics and some not so much.  Of course, sometimes with fabrics….you get what you pay for.  This fabric does not have a good recovery.  You need to be extra careful sewing with this kind of fabric.

Sometimes when I look at fabrics, I think to myself “is it worth the pain?”.  Luckily for me, both tops turned out beautiful!

Do you find there are fabrics out there that look beautiful but you avoid because of how they are to handle while sewing?  I’m curious to hear your thoughts on this.

Thanks for reading.  Up next, I’ll be sewing myself a Burda Style top and providing a review of my experience sewing with the Burda Style magazines!

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Please note:  All opinions are my own, I do not have affiliate links.  I like to provide an honest, in depth opinion so that you can make a decision to try or not to try a pattern or fabric.

“No tears, no verse, can ever say how much we miss you everyday.” — Irish Memory Cards

 

 

 

 

McCalls 7660 Pattern Review

For 2020 I want to be able to provide my readers with more information instead of a “look what I made” type of posts. So for my first informative post of 2020, it will be an in depth review of one of my favorite patterns – McCalls 7660.

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On the McCalls site, it says that M7660 is out of print but is still available to purchase as a PDF download. I do not have any experience purchasing any Big 4 patterns through the PDF download option. If you have any experience with this, please let me know in the comments.

Firstly, when I look at the Big 4 patterns I always always look at the real life model. When I first seen the model for M7660 – it reminded me a lot like McCalls 7800. M7800 is from the 2018 fall line. The sleeves are very similar. Both M7800 and M7660 are out of print but are available for PDF download.

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Lets start off with, I absolutely love both patterns and wear them the most in my me-made wardrobe! I’ve made M7800 twice – once in a Woven and once in a knit. To be honest, the woven version is beautiful, however, I found it tight in the armscye with wear. I might chop the dress and make a skirt with the fabric for the spring/summer months.

 

Let’s get back on track with the review of M7660. McCalls 7660 calls for moderate stretch knits such as: sweater knits, ponte and cotton knits. The first version as seen below, I made with a cotton knit from Fabricville (one of my favorite fabrics from Fabricville). It has an amazing stretch and recovery.

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The second version of M7660 I made was using a sweater knit from my local Fabricland. The sweater knit that I used doesn’t have as good of an recovery like the cotton knit that I used before. The sweater knit feels a little larger than the cotton knit.

Both versions I made in a size 14 with a small bust adjustment in view B. However, I did lengthen the sweater knit version. Instead of cutting the pattern at the cutting line for view B, I cut at the view A cutting line.

I’m a huge huge fan of sweaters with cuffs, it’s the most comfortable thing ever….in my own opinion.  M7660 has quite of few options for the neckline, sleeves and hem. You could easily mix and match the options for a unique look.

  • The neck options are: mock turtle neck, v-neck and v-neck with a tie
  • The sleeve options are: cuffed, no cuff or a small bishop sleeve with a cuff.
  • You can lengthen or shorten the sweater to your desired length, you could even make a sweater in a tunic length.

Similar Options:

Now, for the fun part….find patterns with a similar silhouette so that you could recreate this pattern if you wish.

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First off, I believe The Pixie Tee by Chalk & Notch Patterns is a similar option! I have a plan to make a long sleeve version B, with the tie detail from version A.

 

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If your looking for a version with a similar neck line, The Nikko Top by True Bias is the way to go. Michele made a beautiful long sleeved Nikko in a beautiful speckled fabric!

 

 

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If you are a fan of the Big 4 patterns, Simplicity 8947 has a similar but different take on the pattern. The Simplicity pattern is for a longer dress/tunic version with very similar sleeve options as well as a hood option.

There you have a few different options if you want to make a sweater similar to M7660 but can’t get a hold of the pattern. I hope you found this style of blog post helpful in your sewing journey!

Thanks for reading!

“I had lost my happiness when I lost you, I am still missing you every day of my life.” — Author Unknown.

Sewing Goal Crushed!

Hi Friends,

It’s been a while and you’re probably wondering if I lost my sew-jo and the answer is no.  I may have not lost my sew-jo, but I have lost some of the free time dedicated to sewing, which isn’t a bad thing.  Let me explain:

At the start of September, I took on a part time job which was great!  But you know what is even better?  That part time job has led into a full time job, even better….it’s fantastic!  Now, I know that working full time is taking a bit of time away from my sewing, but this is ultimately what I went to school for.  Am I adjusted to my new routine yet? No, not yet, but slowly getting adjusted!

So what does this mean for my sewing?  I’m still sewing, but slowly.  My sewing goals will now change to probably 1-2 projects a month, as compared to some months sewing 4-5 projects.  I’m looking into starting a little sewing group with some of my co-workers!  Hopefully I can spark some interest among them!

As for October sewing makes, my output was very slow….however…..my sewing has officially come full circle!  I originally started sewing because I was pregnant and the idea was to learn to sew, so that I could sew my future baby’s Halloween costumes.

I first tried out a couple free baby patterns, but the neckbands were too tight and the tops were unable to fit over her 3 month old head.  This is the point where I gave up the idea of sewing for her and began sewing garments for myself.  Next came Halloween 2018 where I made her a fairy costume.  It was a bit tricky to make as I had to make it larger to fit over her winter parka.

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Now, here comes the exciting part!!

Lately, my daughter has been obsessed with The Little Mermaid, so of course she wanted to dress up as The Little Mermaid for Halloween.  Due to my new work schedule, I knew I was not going to be able to produce her an Ariel costume in time.  Instead, she wore a purchased Ariel costume from the Disney store, she even wore a red wig!  We had to buy the costume larger to fit over her parka (it gets that cold here sometimes for Halloween).

I asked her if she wanted mom to make her a mermaid outfit to wear during the day and she said “yes!”.  We went to the fabric store together to pick out the mermaid fabric!  I’m so proud of this make for many reasons:

  • I made it all!
  • I traced a pair of her existing comfy pants and sewed the mermaid pants.
  • I traced a t-shirt of hers and sewed her the purple shirt, using an XL cotton t-shirt from Michaels, keeping the original hem.  That means, no official patterns were used to make this outfit….how cool is that!
  • The applique is from our local Fabricland.

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She absolutely loved this outfit and at daycare told everyone that “Mommy made mermaid!”

I’m beyond proud and can’t wait to sew more stuff for her!

“Dad, I wish you were here.” — Me

Life Update | September Makes

Hi Everyone,

September is nearly done and I have not written a blog post.  I feel that I need to explain where I have been and what I have been doing.

I’ve been sewing…..sewing slowly.  The end of August was a little bit hectic for me, as I found out last minute that I would be working a short term.  So while I found out I’d be working more consistently for a short bit, it was right around the time I wanted to launch my online fabric shop.  I bet you know where I’m going with this!  Due to this, I had to push back the launch of my shop a bit.  Shipping was a little tricky to figure out and it still is.  This next year as I focus on my business, it will be a learning experience in all aspects of the business, website design and shipping details.

Now that I’m back at work more consistently, life has been hectic with juggling my work, spending time with my family after work and starting my online fabric shop.  I’ve been adjusting but with change always comes exhaustion.  Lately, I’ve been going to bed right after my little girl goes to bed.  I think I’m slowly getting used to this new routine.

On the right, is a ready-to-wear top that I’ve had for years that I love.  I was able to re-create a similar version (on the left) using fabric from the shop.  I sewed up the Zoe Top by Sinclair Patterns (one of my most worn and favorite patterns).  You can find the fabric here.

I was also able to complete a pattern test for AppleGreen Cottage, the Glam Girl Purse.  I absolutely love this pattern!  Such an easy and glamorous pattern!  Be sure to check it out, she has it for 40% off during launch with the code GLAM40 at checkout.  I also have a quick YouTube video on my channel all about the Glam Girl Purse, you can watch it here.

Sometimes I forget about projects that I’ve completed that won’t be published until a later date.  So, I just remembered that I finished up my Minerva.com Christmas fabric project.  Here is a sneak peek of that project.

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After typing up this blog post, I found out that I will be working much more consistently much longer than I was anticipating…which is a fantastic thing.  Just as I mentioned earlier that I started to get into that new routine, I need to now get adjusted to a new routine, again!  I’m not too sure what this will mean for my sewing, of course I’m going to still sew, it’s just that my output might be much less than I’m used to.

Thank you for taking the time to read about my makes and my life update!

“Dad, I wish I could tell you the great news…you’d be so proud.” — Me.

Sewing For Spring – Fabricville

The sun is shining, the snow is melting….which could only mean that Spring is nearly here.  It’s been a long winter here, so the thought of sewing for Spring excited me!  Today, I’m back on the Fabricville Blog with a gorgeous Spring outfit.  For more photos and information on the patterns and fabric that I used, please visit the blog post here.

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“A father’s love is forever imprinted on his child’s heart.” – Jennifer Williamson

The League of Seen & Sewn Sewists – Parker Peplum

I’m adding a new element to my sewing journey and I’m excited to tell you all that I am part of The League of Seen & Sewn Sewists!

Boy, do I have an exciting pattern review to share with you today.  This post is all about the Parker Peplum Top by Seen & Sewn Patterns.  I first came across Arielle’s Instagram page over the summer when she was working on her tank top pattern.  Arielle is a full time teacher and on the side she designs patterns for sewing, how cool is that!  I can tell you right now, the Parker Peplum Top (in all views) is a great piece for all seasons to add to your handmade wardrobe.  Long sleeves to take you from fall to winter, and short sleeves for the spring and summer months!

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Parker Peplum is a knit top with 3 views:

  • View A – Short sleeve peplum
  • View B – Long sleeve peplum
  • View C – Basic short sleeve t-shirt

For this blog post, I made 2 versions: View B and View C using the same fabric.  This is a 46% Rayon, 46% Cotton and 8% Spandex blend fabric.  This fabric is absolutely amazing to sew and to wear!  Plus, the colors on this fabric are fabulous!!

On a side note here, when I went to the fabric store, I asked for 2 meters of this fabric.  I believe there was slightly over 2 meters left on the bolt.  I probably got around 2.2 meters.  Just in case you wanted to make 2 with the same fabric.  I have some fabric left over that I may be able to squeeze a little something for my daughter!  

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For View B – I knew I wanted to wear this top with leggings, so I ended up adding 3 inches to the peplum piece.  I probably could have added some length to the sleeves, but that is okay.  View B, I sewed a straight size Medium.

For View C – I ended up lengthening the bodice by 2 inches.  For this view, I also added my own twist to the pattern.  The pattern calls for the neckband piece to be on the inside of the garment.  For this version, I decided to add my own neckband to the outside of the garment.  All I did, was measured the neck line and then I calculated 80% of that measurement.  I then cut a strip of fabric that was 1.5 inches wide x 80% of the neck line measurement.  For future blog posts, I’ll make sure to take process photos of the changes that I make.  For view C, I sewed a straight size Small.

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With my new working schedule, I was able to make the 2 tops in 1 weekend (the weekend, meaning Saturday & Sunday).  This is such a great pattern for beginners.  The PDF pattern is easy to assemble and the whole sewing process was quick!

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I have a few more ideas for this pattern that you may like.  I’m waiting on fabric to arrive in the mail to make one of the versions listed below.

 

How cute is the layered peplum look, I absolutely love the double layer!  How about a Parker Peplum in velvet or with pearl embellishments!  The Parker Peplum Top is a great pattern to use to achieve these looks.  These images are from the website Shein.

Please let me know if you’ve made the Parker Peplum Top, or if you have plans to do so, I’d love to hear!

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“The loss of my father was the most traumatic event in my life – I can’t forget the pain.” – Frank Lowy

Sweatshirt for Burda Style

In the previous post, I mentioned that I’m taking the Burda Style Teaching Certificate course.  In order to be certified, we must complete 4 sewing projects, sewing them the Burda Style way.  The 4 projects are: Shorts, Sweatshirt, Dress and Jacket.  You can read about the Bermuda Shorts here.

I’m thoroughly enjoying the course thus far.  The course comes with a load of patterns and videos for the techniques that we are learning.  It also comes with 4 sew-along videos to go with the 4 assignments.  The course is completely online, but there is a lot of interaction between the students and the instructor.  If we have questions, we post our questions and sometimes our fellow classmates will answer the questions for us, or sometimes the instructor (Meg) will answer our question.  We must submit certain photos of each project for the instructor to look over and give us feedback.  There is also a gallery for us to share our finished garments with our classmates.  I have seen some beautiful garments in the gallery!  I believe there are well over 100 students enrolled in the course.  The time frame for the instructor feedback is quite reasonable in my opinion.

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Lets talk about the sweatshirt assignment, here is the link to the pattern.  This was a project working with knits.  Over the course of my sewing journey, a lot of people recommend using a walking foot for sewing with knits and tricky fabrics.  In this course, we do not use a walking foot to sew with the knits.  I think the key to this was to go extra slow while working with the knits and to make sure that you do not stretch the fabric while sewing.

Now, I’m not too sure if this sweatshirt is my style, and if you know me, you know I love my sweatshirts.  A fellow classmate of mine recommended that we size down, as this is an over sized sweatshirt.  I think for the next sweatshirt I make, I’ll go down one more size, I’ll lengthen it by a couple inches and I’ll remove the pockets.  I believe these changes will allow me to love this sweatshirt a little more!

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This sweatshirt features inseam pockets and cuffs.  I found the cuffs pretty tricky to do, even with the video.  I think I may have had a difficult time with them because I might have been tracing the wrong fold line.  But I finally figured it out.  I’m not of a fan of the pockets on this sweatshirt, I’d rather there be no pockets.

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The one thing that I took away from this project was I never realized that you need to stabilized the shoulder seams for knit fabrics.  I will be applying this concept to my future knit projects.

Thanks for taking to the time to read about my sweatshirt for the Burda Style Teaching Certificate course.  If you are taking the course, or plan on taking the course, let me know!

“You’ve left behind our broken hearts and precious memories too, But we never wanted memories Dad, we only wanted you.  Miss you so much.” — Author Unknown