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Manequim draped collar sweater

Added Jan 30, 2012

by squirrellypoo

London, United K...






This was a Michael Kors-inspired pattern from the Brazilian pattern magazine, Manequim, and I modified it to fit me since it was just offered in one size. I sewed it up using some ex-Versace wool sweater knit so it’s a double-designer piece!

I barely had enough fabric to make this so I had to piece the sleeves then left the edges raw to maintain the long sleeve length. It’s surprisingly warm for its thinness!

See loads more photos and details over at FehrTrade.com!

Material Notes

100% wool, ex-Versace grey sweaterknit bought from Ditto Fabrics in Brighton, UK last year




Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Casual, Classic, Grunge
Cashmere, Knits/Jersey, Wool



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    Feb 14, 2012, 08.46 AMby Vanessa Leigh

    i really like this!

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    Jan 31, 2012, 12.55 PMby irmchen

    Just saw your sweater on your blog. Looks really great! I want to buy the magazin (beacause I love the related dress pattern) but I don’t succeeded searching via google. Do you know where I might get the magazin?

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      Jan 31, 2012, 03.45 PMby squirrellypoo

      There’s a seller in Brazil that sells single magazines on eBay- I don’t know if he has this June issue but it’s worth a look. Otherwise you can take out a subscription with the publishers for the future – even with shipping from Brazil→UK, it works out about the same cost as a Burda mag subscription for me. I’ve got a bunch of reviews on my site if you click the “manequim” tag!

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      Feb 1, 2012, 10.41 AMby irmchen


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    Jan 31, 2012, 08.09 AMby libbysharf

    Very pretty!! this is definitely my next project…

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    Jan 31, 2012, 12.50 AMby corarae

    Great job! Looks so comfy, yet fashionable at the same time.

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    Jan 30, 2012, 10.15 PMby nookie


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    Jan 30, 2012, 09.43 PMby kihli

    Like it! So cosy and warm and a nice collar!

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    Jan 30, 2012, 09.35 PMby poppykettle

    That looks so cosy :)

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