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Style Arc Josie hoodie

Every time I see Clare wearing this I say “nice hoodie”.

Style Arc Josie hoodie in quilted knit from Darn Cheap Fabrics

This is one of those times where I got the fabric and pattern combination exactly right! The quilted knit was from Darn Cheap Fabrics, but I’m pretty sure that I’ve spotted it at other fabric shops around Melbourne too. It was bought with a garment for me in mind, but Clare snaffled it instead. That is beginning to happen more and more often…

Style Arc Josie hoodie in quilted knit from Darn Cheap Fabrics

I lined the hood with a striped pique knit remnant that I’d picked up somewhere around the traps (maybe from the Sewjourn exchange bin?) which was both the perfect weight and colourway to coordinate with the quilted knit. I used the same striped knit for the hemline facing.

Style Arc Josie hoodie in quilted knit from Darn Cheap Fabrics

Style Arc Josie hoodie in quilted knit from Darn Cheap Fabrics

Style Arc describe the Josie hoodie as follows:  This designer raglan sleeve hoody with its shaped corded hemline, along with the beautifulfunnel neck hood, is a perfect trans seasonal top. FABRIC SUGGESTION Baby Wool, Sweater Knit, Fleecy.

josie-hoody

I sewed size 4 for Clare.  I was concerned that the arms would be a bit too long as drafted, and we did shorten them after trying it on.  The shoulder darts give a really nice fit across the shoulders.  Raglan sleeves really do benefit from that dart!

Style Arc Josie hoodie in quilted knit from Darn Cheap Fabrics

Clare didn’t want the cord in the hemline, which made sewing this hoodie that little bit faster. I’d say that this has been one of Clare’s most regularly worn winter garments.

Style Arc Josie hoodie in quilted knit from Darn Cheap Fabrics

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8 thoughts on “Style Arc Josie hoodie

  1. Thanks for the review and inspiration. I’m currently sewing a jacket for myself in the identical fabric in another colourway for myself – paid $$$ for it at The Cloth Shop a year or two ago but have since seen it elsewhere at a fraction of the price. Will have to make an effort to finish it now I’ve seen how good your version looks. And pick up that pattern for my teenager who loves hoodies.

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