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EYMM Think Fall Blog Tour
I’m joining the EYMM Think Fall Blog Tour today to post about the great Off The Shoulder Top & Tunic I sewed up! I have had this pattern for a couple months but still hadn’t had a chance to make it yet with summer weather being so hot. But I’m gearing up for Back to School in a week and a half (yikes!), and this sweater is a perfect layering piece that will be great for upcoming cooler days!
Now truly in California it won’t get to be “cool” until late September or so, maybe even October. So I picked a light and airy lacy knit for this sweater. My tiny girl turns 11 in a few days, but she’s still a size 8 in sewing patterns. Kimberly wants to wear the cooler pre-teen looks instead of little kid clothes, so the modern design of this top in a tunic length is a perfect choice for her style. In fact, she wore it 4 out of the 5 days after I made it, and had to bribe her to take it off to wash for pictures! She liked to layer a colorful cami underneath with her favorite pair of knit gauchos. Even on warm days this past week, she cozied up in her room with that cowl and a good book. When the weather turns, she can wear it with a long sleeved tee and jeans.
This pattern was really easy to make, but gives a very expensive looking garment. Kimberly’s friend’s mom asked for one in her size! Luckily, I have the women’s sized pattern already as well. Kymy’s patterns feature tiled pattern pieces that require no cutting of edges before taping together, definitely a time saver. The pattern instructions are easy to follow as well. The fun scrunchy cowl design looks harder than it is!
Right now, during the EYMM Think Fall Blog Tour, you can save 25% off this style with the code falliscoming ! It is good for 25% off the price of the Off the Shoulder Top & Tunic in either girl’s (newborn-18tween) or women’s (xs-5x) or the bundle that includes both size ranges. The discount will only be good through 8/20 at 11:59pm PST!
You can see more of the EYMM Think Fall Blog Tour and the other fabulous bloggers participating here!
8/14 – Rebel & Malice
8/15 – Sprouting JubeJube
8/16 – Mimi’s Mom ***You’re here!!***
8/18 – Stitching Insane
8/19 – Sewn to the Core
**Disclosure: I purchased this pattern, but I will be compensated for posting. Links to the pattern are affiliate links, and I will earn a percentage of the sale at no cost to you when you purchase through my links. All opinions are my own. I only promote products in which I believe.
10 responses to “EYMM Think Fall Blog Tour”
i think i might need this pattern.Loading…
Oh that glare says it all. I get it. I just forced 2 of my kids to do fall shoots and its in triple digits this week. All for the love of sewing!
I love the simplicity of the white and it really looks beautiful on her.Loading…
I love that she wanted to wear it every day! My kids do that occasionally and it makes my heart swell!Loading…
She is really beautiful and that sweater is so cute!Loading…
I love that sweater, and I agree, it is a great pattern for a tween. It is not too grown up but definitely not little girl looking. We would love for you to link it up at our linky party so other people who sew for tweens can know about that pattern. http://sewcoolforthetweenscene.blogspot.com/2014/08/linky-party-is-back-back-to-school.htmlLoading…