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« on: April 11, 2008 08:54:10 AM »

I made this hoodie a few years ago actually, but I totally forgot I had it and I just had to post it because I love it Grin click on the links to see pics bigger. and sorry that they're so bad quality, my cam can't focus correctly in self-timer mode Sad


I traced another sweater I had to make the pattern, then changed it a bit since the original didn't have a hood. I wanted the hood to have like a collar in it too so in cold days I could pull the zipper all the way up and protect my face Smiley like so:



Complete with super long sleeves and all!
Zipper not all the way up


It's completely made of polar fleece, the "spikes" are just two pieces sewn together and turned inside out, no interfacing or anything which I probably should have used... It's got bias tape around the edges, a zipper and two pockets!



close up of limegreen fabric and bias tape. sorry about the cat hair... unfortunately the color is totally off, it's more like the first pic but a little darker and not quite so yellow.


Thanks for looking! What do you think? Cheesy

EDIT:: A small tut on the hoodcollarthing for those who wants to know
Here is what my pattern looks like for this thing. Sorry I can't be of more help, but I pretty much just guessed the shape and measurements from what I can remember. Just make sure you hole is big enough and try to measure from the  bottom of your throat and up to where you want the "collar" to end. Make a regular hood shape and then modify it to look something like this...

click link to see it bigger.

Hope that helped! Tongue
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« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2008 09:01:54 AM »

That's a genius hoodie! I really like how it cups the face when zipped all the way up. Kudos!

« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2008 09:30:18 AM »

That is beyond awesome! I love the colours, very bright Smiley

Also, your hair is very cool.
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« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2008 09:40:33 AM »

I LOVE this hoodie. Everything about it, The hood, the sleeves. Can't think of anything I'd change. Good Job!
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« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2008 09:45:00 AM »

very cool... i LOVE the hood... and i KNOW this has got to be an extremely comfy hoodie.. im jealous!
« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2008 10:02:18 AM »

So cute. I like how it zips up also, it looks so cozy then.
The spikes came out very cute also.

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« Reply #6 on: April 11, 2008 10:11:23 AM »

Very cool.  Any chance of having the tutorital lying around?

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« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2008 10:15:18 AM »

so many replies already Grin I'm happy you like it!
It IS extremely comfy. and really hot... nothing for a warm summer's day Wink

morning_town: nope, Directions, and I usually mix a couple different shades. Pillarbox red and Poppy red are my favs though Smiley hot pink is the best!

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« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2008 10:20:12 AM »

Very cool.  Any chance of having the tutorital lying around?

No... sorry! But if there's anything specific you want to know, do ask Smiley It's pretty much just a basic sweater pattern, I cut it up the back and put spikes in. Made the sleeves a bit longer, and added a pointed hood. I can draw the shape of the hood if you want? So you can see how I made the collar.

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« Reply #9 on: April 11, 2008 10:43:39 AM »

Cute! With the zipper all the way up, you look like a dinosaur scuba diver.

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