Pattern Description: Semi-fitted, lined, slightly below waist jacket has yoke, collar, side pockets, bell-shaped sleeves, back pleats, button and buttonhole closure, with stitched hem.
Pattern Sizing: (6-8-10-12), (12-14-16-18-20).
Did it look like the pattern photo/drawing on the pattern envelope? Yes, it did.
Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes, they were easy.
Why did you choose this pattern? I chose this pattern because of the pleats in the back.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? I have no dislikes.
Fabric used? McCall’s recommended Gabardine, Linen Blends, Wool Crepe, Wool, Wool blends. I used more stash fabric, a rusty-brown Polyester Wool Blend, purchased from JoAnn Fabrics, years ago. I lined the jacket with potting soil Silkessence fabric.
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made. I didn't make any changes to the pattern. I sewed View B.
Which sewing machines did you use? I used the sewing machine for construction of the jacket and the serger on the lining.
Would you sew this again? Yes, I might sew one for the spring or summer.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Spring Snow, Seriously!
It's spring, but it snowed!! What an oxymoron. It was so cold I had to pull out my coat, hat and gloves...brrrr. The temperature is still dropping. Tomorrow's forecast "unseasonably" cold. Still wearing winter clothes, McCall's 5715.
Come on spring!