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Topic: help with james pearse cardigan!  (Read 1828 times)
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« on: November 15, 2008 09:15:05 AM »


so this is my first post, and i was wondering if anyone could help me attempt this cardigan.
i've got some sewing experience so i figure its just two sleeves sewn to a large rectangle, but if anyone has sewn one before and has any tips, (or patterns) i'd love to not have to sketch a pattern myself


« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2009 05:22:39 PM »

I just made something sorta like this!
How funny!  Mine was a knock off of a Splendid cardigan...
I just used a knit jacket I already own as a pattern for the arms.  I wanted them to fit and not be too baggy.  I just lay the jacket on my fabric and cut the sleeves and sides of the back in one go.   Then I folded that piece in half to cut the 2 front pieces.  I just cut extra in the front for the drape.  You can make it whatever shape you want.  It looks like yours may have more of a shawl  neckline, so cut that when you cut out your back too. 
I hope this makes sense...  it was really easy!


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« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2009 06:30:11 PM »

just found this too!

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« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2009 07:27:31 PM »

awesome! thanks so much...i have not idea how i missed your reply but this is a BIG help!
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