Back again with the fighter hoodie

Back again with the fighter hoodie

Soo.. I dropped off the blogging planet again. This time for a whole year. If you ask what happened I guess the answer is that I just got preoccupied with other things. “Life” as the cliché goes. But I haven’t stopped sewing or knitting. I made a lot of garments and I want to share with you one of the most well received ones today. My husband has his birthday in the summertime and this year I wanted to make him something special that he could wear. It had to be in a neutral colour, and soft and nice to have on. I decided to hack the Hugo Hoodie that I’ve made for him once before, and change the front  to a zipper opening so it could be a hooded jacket. I call this version the Fighter hoodie. You’ll understand why if you read on. The Hugo Hoodie is a pattern from the brilliant open-source-sewing-pattern-designer JOOST. Previous of Makemypattern, now on the new site https://freesewing.org. (You should all go and check it out if you haven’t already. It’s brilliant and I believe we all could do with bringing more of the open source ideology into our lives. All his patterns are free off change and costumed to the measurements you type into the site.) But back to the hoodie. As I have made it before (you can see the first version here (the hoodie has changed name since then)), I could keep the new jacket a secret. I didn’t need any fittings or anything to make[…]