So I found this shrug jacket on One Avian Daemon's blog. I decided to try and see if I could make my own version from jersey knit. Mine is slightly different than One Avian Daemon's, but I'm borrowing the idea from her blog. :)
I wanted the sleeves and the edge to have a different kind of finish, so I made them the same way ribbed jersey is usually sewn onto the sleeves and hems of hoodies and such.
Here's what I did:
This was such a fast project, it really took me like half an hour with a serger. And this is how it looks worn:
I made mine with fabric that was 60cm (~24") tall and 120cm (~48") wide. The sleeve finish is about 20cm long (~8") folded in half and the edge around the bigger opening is about 5cm (2") folded in half and the circumference of the opening was something like 160cm (~63").
So, what do you think of the bolero/shrug tutorial? If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask, and if you decide to make one for yourself, please link a picture so I can admire your creations! ^_^
Satu / Sew Scoundrel