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Sewing Workshop: Ann's Cardigan & Tank (Ann's Cardigan & Tank ) - Type:Coat/Jacket    printable version
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Reviewed by:Annette Wright
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Posted on:11/25/13 4:52 PM
Project Photo:Sewing Workshop: Ann's Cardigan & Tank  by Annette Wright

Sewing Workshop: Ann's Cardigan & Tank  by Annette Wright  
Pattern Photo:Sewing Workshop Ann's Cardigan & Tank
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Pattern Description: Open cardigan with cascading panels and fold-back front band, front and back waist seams, long sleeves and stitched hems.
Wrong side of fabric will show.

Pattern Sizing:XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Yes

Were the instructions easy to follow?Yes, it was a fairly simple jacket and the instructions were clear. I did follow them and made no mistakes (go figure.)

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?I liked that it was easy and a bit different, different for me at least. There are a lot of swingy loose jacket patterns out there and in the stores, RTW. It's a very up-to-date style. I was able to make the entire jacket (except for top-stitching) on the serger).

Fabric Used:A polyester/cotten double knit blend from Vogue Fabrics.

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:I made a size M except for waist and hips which I graded out to the size L. I ended up needing my shoulders a bit narrower and fixed that when I inserted the sleeve cap, I took off about 1/2 from the outside shoulder (on just the shoulder portion).

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?I'll definitely be sewing this again. I see it in a thin soft polar fleece, just something to snuggle up in and stay warm.

Conclusion: I enjoyed this pattern and really enjoyed wearing the jacket and hope to make some more.
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Judy Kski said...
That is a really nice looking cardi. You should have no problem finding mix and match things to wear it with. Isn't it nice when we find a pattern we like?
11/25/13 5:13 PM
NancyZL said...
Thanks so much for your review. I picked up this pattern while on vacation in Santa Fe in a store which had it made up in a wide stripe. Need to start it !
11/25/13 10:49 PM
Danvillegirl said...
Your jacket looks great. I like your fabric choice.
11/26/13 8:01 AM
VivianZ said...
What a cute jacket. I like the lines in it, and can see it with a solid fabric so the topstitching stands out.
11/26/13 8:33 AM
Nancy K said...
Very pretty cardigan which looks great on you. This will be going on my to buy list.
11/26/13 9:10 AM
gsp1066 said...
You and your jacket look great. Thanks for the fitting tips.
11/26/13 10:32 AM
marec said...
What a great, cozy looking cardi.
11/26/13 11:37 AM
Re Becca said...
Wow, that looks really cozy! It looks like a dream to wear.
11/26/13 3:44 PM
swirlgurl said...
Love the fabric choice, lovely jacket!
11/26/13 6:52 PM
Leslie Bonner said...
Very pretty version of this pattern.
11/26/13 11:41 PM
cleverkitty said...
Wow love this one too :)
11/29/13 7:19 PM
Erin D said...
What a nice looking cardigan. Great fabric choice!
11/30/13 3:11 PM
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