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Origami Tour

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When I signed on for this Love Notions Origami Tour, I knew immediately I wanted to make the Girls’ Origami into a sweatshirt for Lucy.  Since I had a plan so early on, I had plenty of time to order special fabric for this project!  I carefully chose this Light Pink Rayon Bamboo French Terry and this Art Gallery Inblue Cotton/Lycra and was very pleasantly surprised when the fabrics came!

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I made a few slight modifications to the pattern:

(1) I added the hood from the Girls’ La Bella Donna Pattern (also by Love Notions).  The La Bella Donna had a slightly smaller and higher neckline.  I ended up using the Origami Neckline but I made the hood neckline slightly larger at the back of the hood so it would fit the Origami neckline

(2) I also used the Kangaroo pocket from the La Bella Donna, but I changed the shape of it slightly…just took out the curves and angked sides and made it a Trapezoid.

(3) instead of using the facing pieces for the hem, I just went ahead and hemmed it up.  This took some length out, but I was fine with it being a little bit shorter…I hemmed it an inch, so I really only lost 5/8″ in length.

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I also used reverse coverstitching for the hemming of the shirt, arms, hood, and pocket.

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Additionally, I made this silly girl a pair of Leggins (FREE pattern also from Love Notions).  The fit is so perfect on these and leggings is what she primarily wears!

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We are so pleased by this pattern!  It’s so comfortable and easy to wear but also super unique!  Plus, it’s super twirly!

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Tours LOVE to have a sale!

So this week only, grab your copy of the women’s Origami for $8 or the girl’s version for just $6. Sale ends Saturday September 30 at 11:59pm cst.

Stop by and say hi to all the fantastic bloggers joining in!

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