I've been on a top-making binge lately. Between last Wednesday and today, I've made three tops and am half-way through a fourth.
The one I'm most excited about is my second Avocado Hoodie made from the awesome heathered purple fleece I picked up from my recent trip to the Textile Discount Outlet (Blogged here. I called it maroon in that post, but after playing with it for a while, have decided it's more purple.)
Pattern: Avocado Hoodie by Disparate Disciplines. I made option B, non-overlapping hood with back pockets.
Fabric: Super soft, super awesome purple fleece from the Textile Discount Outlet. I could not stop petting this in the store. I also used purple jersey left over from
this dress for the pocket lining picked up in the Vogue Fabrics remnant room.
Size and Modifications: Even though I said I would modify the size a bit
after my last hoodie, I lied. I used the same sizing as before -
size 6 on top and size 8 at hips. Since this fabric is much thinner and
more drapey than my first, it fits looser.
I also did elect to interface the pocket tabs with some lightweight fusible interfacing and tacked down the tabs just a bit in the corners. This helped them not gape open as much as my first hoodie. (That one isn't bad, these just lie flatter.)
Close-up of my lining:
Underneath , I had on my latest Renfrew. This is the millionth time I've made this pattern, and there's no end in sight. This shirt was made from purple burn out jersey picked up from, you guessed it, the Vogue remnant room. Seriously, most of my Renfrew fabric comes from here.
As you can probably tell, I've been on a major purple/maroon/burgundy/wine colored fabric binge lately. But hey, if the color works, why not stick with it?