Penny Sweater for Sphynx Tutorial
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1.5cm seam allowance included
Cut out all the pattern pieces.
Fold the SLEEVE CUFF in half along its width. Match the raw edges of the folded CUFF to the SLEEVE.
Ease (stretch the CUFF enough to reach from side to side) onto the end of the SLEEVE. Pin and stitch.
Take the HEM CUFF and NECKLINE CUFF (refer to Step 5 if you are using the NECK WARMER CUFF) and fold in half RIGHT SIDES together to create a continuous loop. Pin and stitch the short seam allowances.
Match the back of the SLEEVE to the BACK RIGHT SIDES TOGETHER.
Pin and stitch in place.
Match the FRONT to the front side of the SLEEVE. Pin and stitch as before.
Repeat STEP 3-4 for the other side of the garment.
Lay the FRONT and BACK RIGHT SIDES together, pin from the side seam from the SLEEVE CUFF down to the garment hem.
Stitch and finish the seam allowance.
Clip almost up to the seam allowance at the underarm point to allow the garment to lay flat once turned. If you have finished the seam allowance close to the body this may not be necessary
Apply the HEM CUFF to the garment hem, RIGHT SIDES together. Match the centre front and back points.
Ease around evenly then pin and stitch in place.
Finish the seam allowance.
Skip to Step 10 if you are using the NECK WARMER or Step 13 for the NECKLINE CUFF.
Lay the HOOD pieces RIGHT SIDES together. Pin and stitch around the outside seam line.
Take the HOOD CUFF, fold it in half matching the longest seam allowances. Pin and stitch to the HOOD opening.
Overlap the two seam allowances of the HOOD CUFF so one is behind then other. Apply the centre of the HOOD CUFF to the centre front of the garment.
Match the centre back of the HOOD with the centre back of the garment. Pin and stitch around.
Fold the NECK WARMER CUFF in half along the centre fold line.
Sew the raw edges together.
Press open the seam allowances. Fold the NECK WARMER CUFF back on itself concealing the seam allowances just sewn and creating a complete loop of doubled up fabric.
Find the centre front and centre back locations on the NECKWARMER and main garment neckline. Match the raw edges of the NECK WARMER to the garment neckline. Pin and stitch.
WITH NECKLINE CUFF
Fold the NECKLINE CUFF in half, matching the raw edges. Ease the NECKLINE CUFF around the neckline opening, RIGHT SIDES together.
Pin and stitch in place and finish the seam allowance.