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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 4261 (Spa Essentials)

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Posted on:1/26/07 1:30 PM
Last Updated:2/6/07 10:51 AM


Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 17 people   
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Athene said... (11/16/08 1:42 AM) Reply
Very nice top - great video tip - your neckline looks really good.
JudiBee2 said... (10/23/07 12:03 PM) Reply
Thanks for the tip about the binding. The link was instructive. That flip and stitch method is a pain and could leave the neckline stretchy. A binding is a better method indeed.
slanden99 said... (2/6/07 4:23 PM) Reply
Great job. This is a great pattern
ryan's mom said... (2/6/07 2:37 PM) Reply
Yes! Absolutely your perfect tee!! Both look great on you.
lciaravi said... (2/6/07 12:52 PM) Reply
Your top is really pretty...love the fabric! Thanks for the link to the video. It was very helpful.
AnneM said... (1/29/07 11:38 AM) Reply
It certainly looks like a good T for you!
Puddin Pop said... (1/29/07 11:27 AM) Reply
This is a beautiful top. I love the material and the fit!
Larkin said... (1/28/07 0:02 AM) Reply
What a nice job you've done! Thanks so much for the link to the Threads video. Really nice top.
cecelia said... (1/27/07 11:23 AM) Reply
Your fit on this is wonderful--love it, and thanks for the video tip on the neckline!
BillieJean said... (1/27/07 6:26 AM) Reply
This could be your perfect tee. I don't see how it could fit any better. Beautiful job. Billie
Ody said... (1/26/07 10:37 PM) Reply
The picture of the fabric is gorgeous--just up my alley. I agree that the neckline on knits are better with a binding even if it from the same fabric. You said you were holding your tails so the machine would not eat your fabric. One thing I do is start an inch in on the seam, back up and then go forward and that seems to alleviate the problem. You can also use a very small piece of stabilizer at the beginning of the seam.
sewbehind said... (1/26/07 7:24 PM) Reply
Wonderful top. Great fit.
Linda G said... (1/26/07 6:37 PM) Reply
Looks wonderful...I read all of the knit top reviews in detail...because although I have sewed all my life not a lot with knits.
Elemenopeo said... (1/26/07 5:43 PM) Reply
I know I have this pattern - it's a great tshirt and your review is very helpful!
Donna H said... (1/26/07 4:12 PM) Reply
Fabulous Fit!
RuthieSews said... (1/26/07 4:04 PM) Reply
Thanks for the great video tip! The neck looks great. Re the show through just be careful what bra you chose if you go out to a club with strobe lighting (its like a flash cubed, makes white underwear GLOW!)
j222b said... (1/26/07 2:20 PM) Reply
Yes, perfect!
SexiSadi said... (1/26/07 2:10 PM) Reply
Nice shirt. I just made this one too a few days ago, and I have to agree that the flip and stitch neckline isn't the best. Actually, I don't think it's a good method for any tee-shirt. I'm going to be making this one again, and next time i'll just use binding for the neckline.
CarolynGM said... (1/26/07 2:08 PM) Reply
Very good looking tee shirt. The neck band looks very nice.
Stephanie C. said... (1/26/07 1:59 PM) Reply
That looks perfect!
pterion said... (1/26/07 1:44 PM) Reply
Wow, this looks great on you! Nice save on the neck.
 
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