Sewing sweatshirts - Jen Walker's favourite patterns this winter
Hello Brother readers! I’m back again with another blog post. This time I *need* to share with you all the sweatshirts I have sewn lately to keep toasty warm this wintertime!
At home, I’m the one creeping around the thermostat to knock it up a degree or two – I just feel the cold so much! Unfortunately, I can’t rely on central heating 24/7, which has led me down the road of testing out a number of different sweatshirt patterns to see which I love most. So, I wanted to share with you my thoughts and findings so that you too may embrace the joy of making a cosy sweatshirt!
Firstly, I’d like to say how much I love sweatshirts for being a nice, ‘quick-sew’ project. They really don’t take long, so you can enjoy the rewards of making something yourself in super-quick time, especially if, like me, you sew on a speedy, easy-to-use Brother Overclocker 3034DWT! Being a working mum of a toddler, I don’t exactly have much time to myself to sew, so sweatshirt-making on the Brother has been perfect for me this Autumn and Winter.
So, without further ado, the results are in – here are my top three favourite sweatshirt patterns to make this winter!
Grainline Linden Sweatshirt
Named Sloane Sweatshirt
This pattern is fairly like the Linden, but with darts on the front and a smaller neckband. Its neckline makes it a little easier to wear t-shirts underneath, which, understandably, I like to do for the extra warmth!
I Am Patterns Zebre
My most favourite of all the sweatshirt patterns is the I Am Patterns Zebre! I cannot praise this sweatshirt enough. It has a statement style with the puffed sleeves above the cuffs, a buttoned-up shoulder and is insanely comfy and easy to wear.
I hope these patterns give you some inspiration to make your very own sweatshirt to keep you all nice and toasty warm this Winter!