I had a sudden desire to make my son a Christmas sweater, so I decided to combine this sweater, this sweater, and this sweater. I had a vision of red and ivory and had some leftover ivory pieces from one of my sweater stockings. If you find a sweater that’s too long, here’s how to shorten a sweater.
I used a raglan sleeve pattern, and I added the red leather on the shoulders and a red pocket. I originally made the shoulder pieces a lot bigger, and it made the shoulders stick out. After cutting them smaller, it was the exact look I was going for.
If you ever break a zipper here’s how to fix a zipper if the pull came off. This sewing trick works for invisible zippers, separating zippers, and regular zippers. You can also learn how to sew a zipper.