Tami

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It’s been a while! I didn’t realize how long. But the holidays have a way of making that happen 🙂

I selected the Tami hoodie from New Horizons for my next promotional make, but I was interested in trying it for my daughter. The Tami is a women’s pattern, but I wanted her to model it, not me, so I made some simple modifications, and I’m so happy it worked!

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My version is a simpler one. I didn’t even do the double hood, which is why I super love this design, but I couldn’t find coordinating fabrics in my stash that were speaking to me, so the single crossover hood worked fine. In hindsight, I think it was good to make a simpler version first to check my modifications.

The pattern comes in sizes 00-26. My daughter was 1/2″ smaller than the smallest size, so I thought it should work fine! In order to fit it to her shape better, I drew a straight line from the bottom of the armscye, to the edge of the hem. She doesn’t need the curves yet, and prefers comfy/loose anyway. I also removed 2″ in length from the front and back pieces, and the sleeves, and took 1″ off the height of the hood. She is 5’1″ for reference. That’s it!

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Since I wasn’t making all the amazing features in this version, I picked what I knew would be her favorite, and added them, the thumbhole cuffs. She is in love with this hoodie (it’s a hoodie, haha!) And I know it will get lots of wear!

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So, if you have a tween who might love this style, check to see if they’re close to the bottom of the size chart, and you can make it work for them too!!

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The fabric is a poly rayon French terry from Pretty Posh Prints.

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