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« Reply #10 on: January 08, 2008 02:43:36 AM »

Sweet as1 the venice print is gorgeous
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« Reply #11 on: January 08, 2008 08:03:29 AM »

I LOVE it!! It's so cute. Can I ask, how did you finish off the sleeve holes? It looks like you made binding with the lining fabric, is that right? I would love to try this now that I've done a hoodie. It looks like it's basically a hoodie without sleeves. Also, was the fur in the hood hard to do? Any tips would be appreciated!!

My advice with the hood size, I just traced a hood my daughter already had, onto a cut up grocery bag so I had a pattern to use ove and over again. It fit perfectly because I had her tell me which of her existing Hollister hoodies was her fave!!

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« Reply #12 on: January 08, 2008 08:47:51 AM »

I LOVE it!! It's so cute. Can I ask, how did you finish off the sleeve holes? It looks like you made binding with the lining fabric, is that right? I would love to try this now that I've done a hoodie. It looks like it's basically a hoodie without sleeves. Also, was the fur in the hood hard to do? Any tips would be appreciated!!

My advice with the hood size, I just traced a hood my daughter already had, onto a cut up grocery bag so I had a pattern to use ove and over again. It fit perfectly because I had her tell me which of her existing Hollister hoodies was her fave!!




ahh thats a great idea. thanks! yeah i just used the red fabric as lining. and yes i actually used a hoodie tutorial online to get through it successfully. the fur wasn't too bad. my sewing machine is a million years old so it had trouble going through so much fabric but that's about it. i just sewed a small doubled-over layer of fur in between the outside and lining on both sides of the hood. hope that makes sense/helps.
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« Reply #13 on: January 08, 2008 09:00:25 AM »

If it's too short on the bottom, you could always do another hem/strip of that blue.    I agree that hoods are a pain. . . It helps to have a second person helping you.

But the colors are fabulous.  You have a great eye for color!
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Lizlo
« Reply #14 on: January 08, 2008 09:09:16 AM »

Great job!! I would love a tutorial!! Grin
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MyDestny
« Reply #15 on: January 08, 2008 09:29:22 AM »

Thanks, that does help! I really want to try this!!
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« Reply #16 on: January 08, 2008 09:32:03 AM »

Great job!! I would love a tutorial!! Grin

definitely check out this hoodie tutorial.http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=177602.0 this is exactly what helped me through making the vest. hope that helps!
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« Reply #17 on: January 08, 2008 09:56:38 AM »

Thanks I will!
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Lilia
« Reply #18 on: January 08, 2008 12:03:11 PM »

I like this alot! I've been meaning to make something like this, but of course i havent gtten around to it yet. Nice job!
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Besosmom2
« Reply #19 on: January 08, 2008 03:53:01 PM »

I own a vest like this.... But yours is better.. I love it. Great job.
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