The hot summer nights have left us for cooler weather, and I have autumn sewing on my mind. I had fun creating this one-of-a-kind hoodie recently, using the Uvita Top, by Itch to Stitch Designs.
I used this super soft Legion fleece back poly/spandex knit from The Fabric Fairy (color sold out, but other colors linked here.) I wasn’t sure how a hoodie cut in my regular size would fit in this fabric since it’s thicker than a jersey knit, but the size was PERFECT!
I should mention this is a FREE pattern, but since I wanted the hood and the cuffs, I purchased the Uvita Top Add-On. This pattern is super comfy with the hood because of the wider neckline.
I added hood lining using some laser dot jersey fabric, which was just about a perfect color match to the fleecy fabric.
My sewing machines are all out of commission. Lucky for me I have a serger and a coverstitch machine and this hoodie was sewn with those exclusively. They are so fun to sew knits with!
It is such a joy to be able to sew my own clothing in whatever fabric, pattern or style I choose and have it FIT! Also, I think it looks pretty good with my new red twinged locks.
This hoodie will match the workout set I made last month (and didn’t blog before now).
I used the Lago Tank by Itch to Stitch and the Ninja Pants by 5 out of 4 Patterns. Both patterns called for less stretch, so I had to make adjustments, but I think they turned out pretty good! I especially love the colorblocking details I added to the shoulders and back of the tank. I drafted pockets for the Ninja Pants, too.