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Boxy Sweater

Added Feb 19, 2014

by petitejosette

Vancouver, Canada






this pattern #117 from Burda magazine October 2013. It’s a loose-fitting sweater top with front and . The fabric is a medium weight knit in a forest green color. this was an easy project and it would be a great pattern to use for colorblocking or leather accents.
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Material Notes

knit fabric




Spring, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Casual, Mod

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    Feb 20, 2014, 04.50 PMby cris orange

    like this clean style

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      Feb 22, 2014, 08.29 PMby petitejosette

      think you, i feel like it’s an easy style to have fancy or casual variations of.

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    Feb 20, 2014, 07.39 AMby Deanna31

    It’s a really nice fit and style. The sewing has been done pretty well too. I like this top!

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      Feb 22, 2014, 08.30 PMby petitejosette

      thank you, I liked that i was able to try different technique on an otherwise easy to sew pattern

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    Feb 20, 2014, 06.36 AMby rita61

    Your top looks great on you. I like the quilting. I may have to make a trip to Gala check out this fabric. Is Dresssew as great as the internet makes it sound????

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      Feb 22, 2014, 08.28 PMby petitejosette

      thanks! Dressew has a great selection for sure, all kinds of fabric, with quliaty ranging from cheap to pretty good. I’ve made tons of garments with fabric from there. Gala always have end of roll pieces on their sale racks so it’s great if you’re note looking for anything special (also check out the $1 pattern box) I like Fabricana in richmond for higher quality fabric (if you’re looking for nice wool or silk fabrics…)

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    Feb 19, 2014, 01.51 PMby kisses

    Looks cool…like the zipper at the back

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      Feb 22, 2014, 08.30 PMby petitejosette

      Thanks! I wanted to try the exposed zipper technique for the first time and this was a great opportnuity!

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    Feb 19, 2014, 08.50 AMby caireen

    This looks so good and comfy! And I agree, making the pattern with leather accents would be fun. makes a mental note

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      Feb 22, 2014, 08.31 PMby petitejosette

      Thank you! it is super comfy, while still looking not too casual

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