english girl at home

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Red Quilted Linden


Linden Sweatshirt

It’s been a really busy week, so this is just a quick post with another Linden Sweatshirt.

This quilted Linden was started with the leftover fabric from this quilted jacket, however I didn’t have quite enough so ended up going back to Barry’s for an extra 1/2 metre! Not such successful stash busting… The ribbing WAS from my stash, and is from Minerva.

Linden Sweatshirt

I sized down to size 0 for this version, and did my usual trick of cutting the neckline band approximately one size larger.

Linden Sweatshirt

These photos were taken in my favourite local park, Cannon Hill. The red grasses growing by the water there happen to match my sweatshirt pretty well;)

Linden Sweatshirt

I’m wearing one of my favourite necklaces in these pics. This Snoopy necklace was my mom’s; when I was a kid, our house was burgled and my mom’s jewellery taken, but this Snoppy necklace wasn’t stolen as my mom had given it to me and it was around the neck of one of my soft toys:) This is Snoopy in his pilot gear, although for many years I thought he was wearing a nice headscarf. See what I mean?

Linden Sweatshirt

We took these photos a few weeks ago – it was bright but still pretty cold; here is how I was dressed as soon as we finished taking photos!

Cannon Hill Park


Author: Charlotte

Sewist, crafter & blogger, based in Birmingham, England. I'm spending the year growing and gathering to create natural dyes and enhance my sewing projects. Find me at www.englishgirlathome.com

4 thoughts on “Red Quilted Linden

  1. this looks super comfy! I never even knew Minerva did quilted fabric like this…. I’m definitely adding to my ‘want’ list 🙂

  2. It is pretty comfy:) The quilted fabric was purchased in my local fabric shop, Barry’s, (the ribbing was from Minerva) but I’ve seen really similar fabric online so I’m sure you’ll find some

  3. Just looking up the Linden and so pleased to see this post. Spookily I was looking to find a pattern that would suit some Snoopy fabric I found in a charity shop and I think you’ve confirmed my idea!

  4. Pingback: Liberty Linden Sweater Dress in Bruges | english girl at home

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