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Pattern Reviews> Self Drafted Pattern> 15926-1010 (Patagonia Fleece pullover)

Review submitted in Active Wear 2011 Contest
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Reviewed by:loti

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Posted on:1/4/11 2:25 AM
Last Updated:1/6/11 0:20 AM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 17 people   
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RachelStonebreaker said... (3/3/11 6:40 PM) Reply
I liked all of your pictures. They were very helpful.
KathleenS said... (2/5/11 6:46 AM) Reply
Very nice. Great work responding to the zipper challenge. Kwiksew patterns tend to have good fleece-specific instructions if you need further guidance - although you seem to have it all figured out.
AnneM said... (2/4/11 9:02 PM) Reply
Great job on that!!! Very nice style. (I really should get that fleece book.) Thanks for all the information in the review as well.
Sigrid. said... (1/13/11 2:58 AM) Reply
Beautiful result. You made yourself a great pullover. Love the zipper insertion. A review to remember with all the tips for working with fleece.
pammieh said... (1/10/11 6:07 PM) Reply
You did a great job!! It really looks fantastic - and boy, whew! I went on a polar fleece sewing spring after a trip to Seattle Fabrics so I do know first hand - really sewing garments using actual patagonia fleece is not easy.
Judy Kski said... (1/10/11 1:49 AM) Reply
Great looking pullover. I love your tip on how to install the zipper in fleece using FOE. Thanks!
JillyBe said... (1/9/11 2:44 AM) Reply
Really nice! And inspirational :)
lynne1nor said... (1/7/11 7:17 PM) Reply
Really nice job! Thanks for the advice on adding a zipper!
becca a said... (1/7/11 8:26 AM) Reply
What a fabulous pullover! Very RTW result, with perfect fit.
Hilary said... (1/6/11 10:07 PM) Reply
What a great top! Love the color blocking, it looks really nice.
FloraNature said... (1/6/11 7:41 PM) Reply
What a great result! Nice work with the zipper. I'd like to try that technique the next time I sew some activewear.
Kayseri said... (1/6/11 1:50 PM) Reply
What an excellent use of an old favourite RTW. Both these tops look comfortable and practical, and all the little finishing details on your green top lift it out of the ordinary. I'm going to borrow your idea of finishing fleece edges with FOE.
ElizabethDee said... (1/6/11 12:12 PM) Reply
What a spectacular pullover! People are going to try to buy it right off your back. And what a great solution to the challenge of inserting the zipper. Thanks for sharing your sources and your techniques.
Nancy Rhodes said... (1/6/11 9:04 AM) Reply
Just an outstanding result... what a way to inspire all of us how to get EXACTLY what we want using good old SIY Sew It Yourself. Your fabric choice really sings with the design. Way to go!
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