Sunday, March 19, 2017

Sewing With a Plan ~ Burda and Jalie


Sewing TNT’s really gives you a boost of confidence in your sewing.  

Burda 10/2014 #103

I’ve made this top 5 times now; It’s one of my favorites.

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1. Color-Blocked 2. Aqua Tank 3. Rib Floral 4. Gray Contrast

Size: straight 42

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Alterations:
  • no hem added, it’s long enough. 
  • sloped 1” out of back neck and tapered to nothing at back hem. 
  • Added 1.25” to back at hip level.
  • Lowered sleeve cap by 1/2” and added 1/4” to each side of sleeve.
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Fabric: 1 yard Jewel Print ITY Knit from Maggy London; 95% polyester, 5% lycra; purchased in Nov 2015 from FabricMart with my Fabricista Challenge winnings. It was free for me but listed at $5/yard.

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In January we added this little guy to our family. It’s so fun to watch a puppy learn things. bear


Jalie 3248 Drop Pocket Cardigan

Size: W graded to an AA at the hip.

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Alterations: none

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Fabric: 2 yards Black French Terry (506-BLACK) purchased in Aug 2016 for $12.90 from Stylish Fabrics.  It’s very soft, not too thick and not too thin.

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I love this drop pocket design, plus there are double front pieces so they act as a full facing.  There aren’t many seams visible on this cardigan either – just the sides and sleeves.

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I've made this cardi 2 other times. Once in a soft, thin Gray knit for me; and another time in a teal knit for Miss K (unblogged at this time).  The more times I sew it the easier the instructions become.

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If you are following my Sewing with a Plan from Jan to April, these two makes are shown below in my plan.  I've now completed 4 of the 9 makes.


And here are more puppy pics, because… puppies!:

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Happy Sewing!
Kristin

3 comments:

  1. Lovely top! The fabric is very complimentary to your coloring and it looks great with your cardigan, too. Precious puppy!

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  2. Two more perfect pieces! Love the colours and pattern of the top. Glad you have taken the plunge with a new puppy x

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  3. That puppy is ADORABLE!

    You are moving right along in your SWAP! Can't wait to see your jeans and cape!

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