I’ve mentioned my penchant for staying warm in the winter and fall seasons, and I can’t resist a good fall floral. When I saw this “Drama Queen” french terry from Sly Fox Fabrics, I knew I had to have it- despite the little voice in my head warning me that sometimes mustard tones don’t look good with my coloring.
Cardigans are totally my jam when it’s cold outside, as I can wear a cami under them for easy temperature control and nursing access.
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The One Button Cardigan pattern sews up pretty fast, and has a nice inside finish, using the burrito technique on the back neck. You do have to be careful to mark your pattern and sew your corners carefully- mine aren’t quite as sharp as I would like, but picking stitches out of french terry is no picnic, so I decided to leave well enough alone (for once!).
I made the smallest size in the “less overlap” option, and I even have about half a yard left over to make something for the princess- so I feel like it’s a win! The sleeve length is just perfect for me- long enough to cover my palms but not too long for doing dishes.
My husband was less than resounding in his enthusiasm about the color on me- but I love it, and I know it will get lots of regular wear this fall. Sometimes these guys don’t know anything about fashion!
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