The Hawthorn Sweatshirt by Willow & Co Patterns

Glamparama Friday! I’m almost done glamping, I swear. Today’s post features Willow & Co’s Hawthorn Sweatshirt. To be honest, this was the very last Wanderlust Collection pattern on my to-sew-list. I just wasn’t that into it. Well, the Hawthorn Sweatshirt just had to go and prove me wrong. And I’ll admit that I was wrong; really wrong. I didn’t think a sweatshirt could be exciting to sew, but this one is. The construction techniques are legit. And by legit, I mean super-professional. It sews up flawlessly! Really, I don’t think you could tell that E’s Hawthorn Sweatshirt is handmade if it weren’t for the twill tape on that one side (you’re going to look, aren’t you?!).
The Hawthorn Zip-up Sweatshirt sewn by Glitter+WitThe Hawthorn Zip-up Sweatshirt sewn by Glitter+WitThe Hawthorn Sweatshirt pattern ranges from size 6/12 months to 12 years, has a classic standing collar, and several options to make it the way you like. You can choose a full or half zipper. You can add side seam pockets. You can even choose to make a Hawthorn Sweatshirt with split side seams and a lower hemline for the back. I sewed the split side seam option and am so glad I did! The side seam split is finished with twill tape. And the accompanying tutorial for the twill tape finish? MIND BLOWN. I now want to twill tape all the things.
The Hawthorn Zip-up Sweatshirt sewn by Glitter+Wit The Hawthorn Zip-up Sweatshirt sewn by Glitter+WitPattern: Hawthorn Sweatshirt by Willow & Co Patterns
Size & Options: Size 18/24 months. Full zip, side seam pockets, split side seams with lengthened back hemline.
Fabric: Hunter orange sweatshirt fleece, teal rib-knit cuffs (also used on the pants in this post), and facings/pockets in grey chambray swiss dot (also used on this Ash Jumpsuit outfit). I’m actually not sure if woven fabric is recommended at all for the Hawthorn Sweatshirt, but I used it for the facings/pockets/yoke/collar lining and it was fine. Proceed with caution, perhaps?

E is also sporting her Kudzu Cargos and Fawn Lily Tunic. Mama-made headband tutorial coming soon to Glitter+Wit, as well as similar styles for sale in the Glitter+Wit shop.
The Hawthorn Zip-up Sweatshirt sewn by Glitter+Wit The Hawthorn Zip-up Sweatshirt sewn by Glitter+WitOne cool feature of the Hawthorn Sweatshirt is the top-stitched back yoke. I went a step further and top-stitched my facings for even more oomph. Also, sorry for the sad photo; enjoy this peek into the life of a two-year-old. ;)
The Hawthorn Zip-up Sweatshirt sewn by Glitter+WitThe Hawthorn Zip-up Sweatshirt sewn by Glitter+WitThe Hawthorn Zip-up Sweatshirt sewn by Glitter+WitE has gotten really good at climbing the fence…
The Hawthorn Zip-up Sweatshirt sewn by Glitter+Wit…and wearing headbands! The Hawthorn Sweatshirt was one of only two Willow & Co patterns I had left to share. Do a little process of elimination and you’ll know that Glamparama will end tomorrow with the Persimmon Dress. It’s going to be great!

14 Comments The Hawthorn Sweatshirt by Willow & Co Patterns

  1. April Boyer

    Those pictures with the sun in the background are gorgeous! The perfect lighting for a sweet angel. ;) and now I’m excited to sew this sweatshirt!

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  2. Laura

    I love this Tasha! Such a gorgeous colour and the swiss dot looks great on the facings. That little sad face is so cute, I’m heading over to come and give E a cuddle now :)

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