Thursday, 29 April 2010

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Pirate boy hoodie

Pirate hoodie- white side

As I mentioned in the Pin Up hoodie post, I was asked to make not one but two hoodies for Soph4Soph. This one is for her one of her middle sons.

Pirate hoodie- neck detail

I was sent both the white and the red colourways of this pirate fabric as we weren't sure that there would be enough of the white one to make a whole hoodie. When I layed the pattern pieces out on the white (which came in two smaller pieces), I reported back 'Yay!' and asked if rather than the mono-colour flannel lining I usually do if she wanted to reverse it with the red.

Pirate hoodie- red side

Little did I know that it would actually be the red I would be short on so after lots o'staring and playing around with different combinations in my head I came up with this as a solution:

Pirate hoodie- hood detail

Both sides of the hood have a fat black flannel band around the face which I'm rather pleased with (if I do say so myself).

Pirate hoodie- back

My favourite view is from the back where you can see both the prints and the black band. This is the first time I've lined a hoodie with another print and I think the black band breaks it up a bit and stops it looking uber-busy.

9 comments:

  1. Another gorgeous creation, Amanda - don't know how you do it. Nice impro with the black band! I would love to be clever enough to make clothes. Can't decide whether this one is cooler than the other one you made for Soph4Soph... decisions decision.... xox

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  2. I just drooled on my keyboard.

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  3. That is wicked awesome. So cool!

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  4. Looks really funky, I bet he will love it.

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  5. That hoodie is wicked. Absolutely love the plain band, it really does the trick. That young man is going to be so pleased!

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  6. Very cool, even my hubby would wear that, OK so a few few sizes bigger!! Kx

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  7. Fantastic - my boys would totally go for that! (Probably in weird fabrics, but they love hoodies!)

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