The Stella Hoodie is an easy-fitting loungewear staple from Tilly And The Buttons, with contemporary drop shoulders and a three-piece drawstring hood.
This hoodie sewing pattern was available with issue 40, Simply Sewing magazine (now sold out) and it’s currently still available in Tilly and the Buttons’ book: Stretch.
UK sizes 6-20, US 4-18 and EUR 34-48
You will need
- Main fabric: 115cm (45in) width x 2.4m (25⁄8yds); 150cm (60in) width x 1.6m (13⁄4yds) for all sizes
- Hood lining fabric: 115cm (45in) width x 60cm (5⁄8yd); 150cm (60in) width x 60cm (5⁄8yd)
- Small piece of iron-on knit interfacing for buttonholes
- Cord, jersey yarn or flat cotton tape: 1.4m (11⁄2yd), for drawstring
- Matching thread
- Basic sewing kit
Sweatshirt fleece, French terry, stretch velour, ponte, double knit, medium-weight jersey with at least 10% crosswise stretch.
- Use a 1.5cm (5⁄8in) seam allowance.
- You can use a regular sewing machine as long as it has an adjustable zigzag or other stretch stitch, or you can use an overlocker if you have one.
- After sewing the seams, trim the seam allowance if you have used a regular sewing machine.
- Work with stretch fabrics
- Make a drawstring channel and cord for the hood
- Sew contemporary drop shoulders
- Add a lined hood to your garment