squishythings in which maggie post pictures of things she made (mostly)

3Feb/163

Christmas gifts: clothes!

A short sleeve Alabama Chanin cardigan for my mom, in the Peony color from Alison Glass Knits. Patch from CatCoven on etsy.
Short sleeve cardigan
Short sleeve cardigan

A long sleeve Alabama Chanin cardigan for my sister-in-law, in the Indigo color from Alison Glass Knits. Patch cut from a piece of Cotton + Steel fabric.
Long sleeve cardigan
Long sleeve cardigan

Maxi-length Alabama Chanin wrap skirt for my cousin's oldest daughter. The fabric is a slightly sparkly solid from the Doodles line at Jo-Ann.
Maxi length wrap skirt

It's so good that I enjoy all this hand sewing. These pushed my garment count for the year up to nineteen.

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  1. Great work! I have also tried making that Alabama Chanin cardigan but I don’t like the neckline (on myself), I’m going to try and re-draft it and try again. Lovely presents though!

  2. Hi There! Lovely makes. How did you find the sizing/fit of the jacket?

  3. Hi Jane, I find it’s a relaxed fit. I had already made a few pieces from the fitted t-shirt pattern in size XL, and compared the jacket pattern to that when I chose the size. The shoulder and sleeve cap area of the jacket size L is almost the same as the t-shirt pattern size XL. It’s an open jacket so it’s loose at the waist.


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