Thank you Batman.
Yes, the Lego Movie has had a few screenings in this small plastic block and superhero obsessed household - personally, I love the 80's space dude "SpaceShip!!!!" as he's my era & we still have the grey moon bases & lunar vehicles ;)
And it's been cold.
While visiting The Fabric Store at the start of the sales, I fell for this heavy, felted grey/black wool & bought the last of the roll - 1m.... well, when I laid my pattern pieces out, it's actually 80cm... I
I cut the straight size 38 (for an 88cm 34 3/4" bust), with body and sleeve length determined by the fabric that I had.
I did need to unpick the right shoulder and move it closer to the neck by 1cm for my uneven shoulder - the dropped sleeves made it really apparent.
I hemmed the sleeves & neck by overlocking & turning them to the inside, then using my twin needle.
|A Burda pattern sheet for comparing with the Japanese ones ;)|
This top was the pink shaded one, I've never traced one of them before; the black remains my fave
|And this is my first Erstwilder Dachshund brooch - Silly Samuel, who is clearly a Sally!|