When I want to try out some new fabrics, hacks or techniques, there’s nothing better than trying it out on a kid size. It’s cheaper, a smaller loss if it’s horrible/lame/wonky, and oh-so-faster.
I saw this amazing black and white knit along with some basic black jersey both in the remnant bin at Joann’s and have been wanting to hack a hoodie onto the awesome seekatesew Recess Raglan pattern, so it was a natural buy.
I LOVE it. The recess raglan takes maybe 20 minutes to sew up, another 10 or so with the added hood…
I used this Shwin and Shwin hoodie hack, and doubled it so that the hood is lined. It worked like a DREAM. I want it in my size.
Zoë is more princess or action figure inclined, so she did not love putting on my über fashion forward hoodie, but after I got it on her, she was all for it. She’s worn it a few times since and even likes it…even though it’s not princess pink. Win!
It’s a bit snug on her, the raglan is a slim fit and she’s out growing this size 3T I have been using for awhile now, which works in my favor, see…if I make one for me, we won’t be all matchy-matchy. bwahahaha.