How-To: Make a Fitted Asymmetrical Hoodie from a Larger Sweatshirt

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It seems like it’s always so easy to find inexpensive sweatshirts in larger sizes, especially in thrift shops and discount clothing stores, but it’s next to impossible to find a cute fitted hoodie for me. In her sweatshirt re-sizing tutorial, Kate from See Kate Sew shows you how to turn an ill-fitting sweatshirt into a stylish asymmetrical hoodie with button closures. If, like me, you’re a lady who doesn’t like all of the frilly embellishments that decorate many fall jackets, this tutorial offers a great opportunity to get back to the basics with some simple style.

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Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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