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White Russian Sweatshirt Gets a Makeover

I have now made 5 of the White Russian sweatshirt! I really love this pattern and felt like it had a lot of potential that I wasn’t taking advantage of for hacks. The hack I made is very simple and actually changes very little, but I feel like it completely changes the look of the pattern. First of all I didn’t use sweatshirt fabric. For this version I used a French terry from Imagine Gnats that was very similar in look and feel to the French Terry I used for a Renfrew. This French terry wasn’t intended to be something for me at all but when it arrived I decided it wasn’t right for the Paxton I had in mind and since I had recently given away my navy (unblogged) White Russian, I wasn’t going to let this wonderful fabric sit for long in my stash. The other two changes I made were small. I increased the seam allowance so this would look more fitted like a sweater and I omitted the cuffs. Because I …