The Sweet Pea Sweatshirt is classic vintage style. A basic sweatshirt that can be worn alone or as a layer. It’s good at being dressed up or down, and goes with a ridiculous variety of pants and skirts. If you are into minimalism, it’s versatility makes it an essential addition to your wardrobe. If you’re a maximalist, you’ll want to make one in every color. Designed for sweatshirt lovers, women and men alike. This pattern comes with a solid back version and a split back version. The split back provides an excellent opportunity for adding an accent color.
The Sweet Pea Sweatpants are classic vintage style. High waist, elastic ankles, slightly baggy fit throughout the legs, and extra flattering on the bum. These may be the only pair of pants you wear for the next month after making them. Designed for sweatpant lovers, women and men alike. This pattern comes with a full pants version and a shorts version.
Fabric notes: Works best with 14-20 oz non-stretch sweatshirt fabric for main body.
For waistband, neckband, and cuffs use a heavyweight knit with at least 20% stretch and high recover (a return to its original width after being stretched). Ribbing knit is recommended but not required.
Elastic: 2” (5 cm) elastic for waistband, 3/4” (2 cm) elastic for ankles.
Sewing level: Advanced beginner / Intermediate