Inspiration for your Pumpkin Cardi & Cardi Dress

Need a bit of inspiration for your Pumpkin Cardigan and Cardi Dress? You’ve come to the right place! The new CocoWawa sewing pattern is perfect for cosy Autumn and Winter days. and on this post you will find all sorts of alternatives to give you the inspiration you need to make yours and no matter whether you choose the dress or the cardigan version; long sleeves or sleeveless or whichever combination you may be looking for 🙂

And! again, instead of finding inspiration on the high street, we have gathered some of the versions from the amazing team of CocoWawa testers! (send us an email to [email protected] if you want to become one next time) so that you get an idea of how all the versions look.

Ready? Let’s start!

The lovely Kathy has made a beautiful cardi dress version with long sleeves, cuffs and regular waistband using a beautiful flowery jersey and contrast bands.

Kathy Cardi Dress CocoWawa Crafts Sewing pattern

Kathy Cardi Dress CocoWawa Crafts Sewing pattern back

Now, for a cardigan one! Irene has made a super cool baseball inspired version with welt pockets, contrast fabric and snaps!

Irene Cardi CocoWawa Crafts Sewing pattern 1

Irene Cardi CocoWawa Crafts Sewing pattern detail pocket

Close-up of her perfect pockets!

Another lovely cardigan was made by lovely Emma in a perfect black jersey and colourful button snaps (perfect if you fear buttonholes 🙂 )!

Emma Cardi CocoWawa Crafts Sewing pattern
The beautiful Chantelle has opted for a long sleeve version of the dress in this oh, so pretty! polka dot jersey 🙂 And! she has also stitched the perfect bound pockets (you can also opt for inseam).

Chantelle Cardi Dress CocoWawa Crafts Sewing pattern
The awesome Emily opted for a stripy cardigan version perfect for layering and to throw onto t-shirts and a pair of years.

Emi Cardigan CocoWawa Crafts Sewing pattern
The lovely Wendy went for another version with stripes and a mustard contrasting band. Love the detail of the colourful snaps!

Wendy Cardi Dress CocoWawa Crafts Sewing pattern
Elisa is a great Spanish seamstress and she tested the lower scoop neck version of Pumpkin in this super interesting fabric. Very floaty and comfy!

Elisa Cardi Dress CocoWawa Crafts Sewing pattern
Ella‘s version is just the cutest! I love the contrast between the stripes and the flowers of the bands. She chose long sleeves and a ruffle waistband.

Ella Cardigan CocoWawa Crafts Sewing pattern

I always love Akram pics so much! She is always fun and positive 🙂 Here she is wearing a dress version without sleeves in this burnt orange jersey that I need to get for myself!

Akram Cardi Dress CocoWawa Crafts Sewing pattern

Laura from Cotton Reel Studio has made a great version in navy that will work so well in her wardrobe! You can see how she has also paired Pumpkin with jeans and it works so well!

Laura Cardi Dress CocoWawa Crafts Sewing pattern

Laura Cardi Dress CocoWawa Crafts Sewing pattern with jeans

I absolutely love Bàrbara‘s version of the Pumpkin Cardigan in this super pretty jersey and! with added cuffs and waistband in contrasting material. And look at those pockets!

Barbara Cardigan CocoWawa Crafts Sewing pattern

Barbara Cardigan CocoWawa Crafts Sewing pattern drtail pocket

When I saw Meredith‘s version I thought (apart from wow!), this could work for Spring and Summer as well! Go for a lighter jersey and voilà!

Meredith Cardi Dress CocoWawa Crafts Sewing pattern

Meredith Cardi Dress CocoWawa Crafts Sewing pattern neckline detail

Rachel and Nikki, the Stitch Sisters, have made the coolest versions! Look at these two amazing Pumpkin dresses that scream 60s and Mods! all over. I absolutely love them!

Sobudry Pumpkin Dress Sewing Pattern CocoWawa Crafts

And last we have the lovely Laura wearing a dress version as a long cardigan! I love how it looks with leggings and a blouse.

Laura Pumpkin Cardigan CocoWawa Crafts sewing pattern

Hope you felt inspired and ready to make your own Pumpkin Cardigan and Cardi Dress! We can’t wait to see all your versions 🙂 Also don’t forget to share your makes on social media using the hashtags #cocowawapatterns, #cwpumpkincardi, #cwpumpkincardidress, #pumpkincardi and #pumpkincardidress.

Bye for now and… happy sewing!

Ana

xxx

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