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McCall’s Jacket and Pant Easy Knit Wardrobe


  Pati writes about making this McCall's Jacket and Pant Easy Knit Wardrobe pattern twice in very different fabrics: I wanted to design an outfit that I call edgy classic. Jackets and vests worn open give you a slimming vertical line. The jacket/vest in our Knit Wardrobe pattern M7260 is an easy classic lapel style in two lengths. It is straight and just comes to the center front with no buttons. The sleeveless top has an asymmetrical ...

Pati makes McCall’s Melissa Watson Shirtdress!


I decided to sew Melissa’s new shirtdress, McCall’s 7380. I love the hidden placket front, the shirt tail hem, and the slightly raised waist which will give less emphasis to my thicker waist. I love the Liberty cotton and though spendy, it was 58” wide. McCalls 7380 Alexa Elastic Back Shirt Dress Of course I tissue-fitted my pattern and altered it before cutting. I did a small full bust adjustment, high round back, sway/flat back and added ...