Sewing is a Waste of Time

When I got this squishy, soft sweater knit in the mail from Cali, I knew it had to be made into something  special. It’s PINK which is my favorite color, drapey, and super cozy.

I really couldn’t wait to wear it so I just took my 2 yards and made this great no-sew rectangle which is about 72” x 60”. 

Easy to take it sporty with tennies and no-show socks.

But also versatile, here with heels and an updo – ready for a night out! 

Drat. I should probably have cut that hanging bit, but cutting takes time. We’ll call it fringe!

I also think it would be great at the beach.

And on the weekends with jeans and boots.

It’s a little restrictive I suppose but I saved so much time not sewing sleeves! 

No special sewing needles or thread needed for this project. In fact, none at all. Easy peasy! 

You can find a little bit of this lovely soft sweater knit here, and many many others in the sweaterknit category. Maybe they have your favorite color so you can make a special project like this one. 

OK, I admit … APRIL FOOL! Tune in tomorrow to see what I really made with this gorgeous knit!

When Jen isn’t pretending a couple yards of fabric is an outfit, she’s designing patterns over at or sharing stuff on Instagram at

Jen H, from Tie Dye Diva

Jen creates PDF format sewing patterns for women, children and babies at

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