Are you interested in trying out garment sewing, but aren't quite ready to tackle the Japanese pattern books? Or, just looking for super cute patterns to use up that superbuzzy stash? The Oliver + S patterns are super sweet, capturing the classically simple lines that seem to have disappeared from most mass-produced children's clothing lines.
Unisex pullover top and knit pants. Easy-to-sew pullover top in color-blocked design can be made in lightweight fabrics for a casual shirt or in heavier fabrics for use as a layering piece in place of a sweatshirt or jacket. Pull-on knit pants have a hidden elastic waist and are designed for knits with at least 25% stretch.
Suggested Fabrics:PULLOVER FABRIC A: Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics like quilting cotton, broadcloth, poplin, shirting, corduroy, denim; and stretch fabrics like interlock, fleece, and microfleece. PULLOVER FABRIC B: Lightweight woven fabrics like quilting cotton, broadcloth, shirting, and poplin. PANTS: Interlock, jersey, textured knits, lightweight double knits, matte jersey. (The fabric should have at least 25% stretch.)
Notions: PULLOVER: Coordinating thread, lightweight fusible interfacing. PANTS: Coordinating thread, lightweight fusible interfacing, 1 yard 3/4" elastic.
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