Louise Sweater and Dress

$ 9.00

Brand Misusu Patterns

The Louise sweater has an A-line shape with a high low hem, with the front length hitting about hip length. The back of the sweater has a pleat, giving the sweater a fresh and airy look, perfect for using light summer wovens with a nice drape. The side seams are shifted towards the front to accommodate the functional kangaroo pocket. The pattern comes with both long & short cuffed sleeves and a dress version.

Techniques involved include sewing with knits & wovens, straight seams & curved seams, attaching ribbing & attaching hem facings.
 
SIZE RANGE
80 - 164 |  9-12m - 13-14y
 
SKILL LEVEL
Confident beginner

DOWNLOAD INCLUDES: 
Tiled print at home pattern in layers (A4 & letter)
A0/Copyshop pattern
40 pages illustrated tutorial, with:

  • extensive illustrated step by step tutorial
  • size and body measurements chart
  • finished garment measurements chart
  • fabric chart
  • page printing chart (only print the pages you need)
  • pattern layout
  • size blending, lengthening & shortening instructions
  • all charts come in metric and imperial measurements

SUGGESTED MATERIALS
Main body and sleeves: light to medium weight sweater knits, medium weight cotton jersey, cotton lycra, summer sweat or french terry 

Back & kangaroo pocket: Light woven fabrics with a nice drape, cotton, linen, double gauze, viscoses.

Neckband & cuffs: rib knit fabric or a medium weight, cotton lycra blend jersey with at least 25% stretch. 
 
NOTIONS
Thread
Ballpoint sewing needle
Twin needle (optional)
 
MACHINES
Sewing machine / Serger. When using a sewing machine, use a knit stitch or small zigzag stitch in place of the serged seam. Finish the seams with a big zigzag stitch

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