You knew I was a HUGE fan of New Horizons Designs, right? Well, it should come as no great shock that I absolutely LOVE the newest pattern just released <3
The TAMI Revolution Hoodie is totally on-trend and super jam-packed with options (no surprise there, coming from New Horizons). Here are the details:
- 3 Different Hood Options: Double hood, cross-over hood, or standard hood
- 2 Zipper Options: A full zip, or a decorative shoulder zip
- 2 Pocket Options: Kangaroo pocket, or in-seam pockets
- 2 lengths to choose from
- 2 Cuff Designs: Standard, or thumbhole cuffs
- Optional drawstring
I went with the super cool double hood for mine. The outer hood closes on the side, rather than the front. And the inner hood is a cross-over hood for a fun and unique look. I used a scrap of floral double brushed poly for the inner hood and it is soooo soft and cozy.
BTW: This grey thermal fabric and floral double brushed poly were both purchased from Knitpop.
Because I used a solid grey for my main fabric, I decided to add a little interest and get creative with my top stitching. My machine has about a zillion stitches in it….Ok, really only 208. But still an impressive number, right? I used this decorative herringbone stitch and totally love it 😉
I even topstitched the in-seam pockets. So fun!
I opted out of doing any zippers on this one because, let’s face it, they’re scary! Escpecially with stretchy knits. I’ve only sewn a zipper once before (you can see it HERE) and that didn’t turn out as well as I’d hoped.
But luckily, there is a video tutorial included in the TAMI Revolution Hoodie pattern that walks you through the entire process! I watched it…paused it…sewed it…watched some more…paused…and sewed…until I had a PERFECT side zipper! OMG! I will never fear the zipper again! Sew all the zippers! Lol
I gotta tell ya, I was so proud of myself for sewing this zipper. But as I was admiring my handiwork, the phrase “Don’t fear the zipper” came into my head in the tune of the “(Don’t Fear) The Reeper” song from Blue Oyster Cult. And all I could see was Will Ferrell rockin’ that cow bell, lol! Oh my gosh, I can not stop laughing! If you’re a youngin and have no idea what I’m talking about, here you go: SNL Cowbell Skit
This quilted liverpool was purchased from Knitpop. The teal accent knit was from Raspberry Creek Fabrics.
And, in the spirit of trying new things and being creative, I made my decorative zipper functional by only sewing on the side hood. I also deviated from the pattern a smidge and lined the hood for a nice pop of color.
So, if you’re looking to get your hands on the new TAMI Revolution Hoodie pattern, hop on over to New Horizons and get it on sale for just $7.00 through Monday. Happen to be preggers? Get the Maternity Add-on for just an additional $2.00 and enjoy those special months in your cozy, new me-made hoodie 😉
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