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Imagine a Hoodie

Added Sep 28, 2012

by Julia Morley

Pittsburgh, Penn...

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Description

My boyfriend has this T-Shirt that has the word imagine on it with a little heart over the “i.” It’s one of those things that’s so simple, but somehow resonates with me, so I wanted to incorporate the idea into something of my own.

Everyone associates the word “imagine” with the John Lennon song, right? I hope so, because it’s one of my favorite songs ever.

The pattern was Burda 8042, and what a wonderful pattern! This is the kind of hoodie you never want to take off. The only modification I made was to lengthen the sleeves by 3 inches (I have the wingspan of a chimpanzee). It’s made with a spandex-jersey blend I got on clearance at Spotlight in New Zealand when I was visiting my parents.

The applique was the most time consuming part and I backed it with white interfacing which I should have made slightly smaller than the applique itself because now it peeks out on the edges. I can live with that, though.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Cardigan
Style
Casual, Preppy
Material
Blends, Knits/Jersey

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    Sep 3, 2017, 09.23 PMby freaky-philomeen

    <3 such a great idea! I was looking for appliques and found this…soo lovely!

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    Sep 28, 2012, 07.13 PMby noelia45

    I simply love it!!

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    Sep 28, 2012, 06.09 PMby zora

    Great colour and a very nice hoodie

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