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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 5671 (The Perfect Knit Wardrobe)

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Posted on:5/20/09 7:16 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 8 people   
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Sara The Slayer said... (11/19/09 3:35 PM) Reply
Oooooo I was gonna do lime green too!
taffee said... (7/4/09 7:15 PM) Reply
Very nice. I just bought this pattern and after seeing your creations I am glad I did.
Heatherrique said... (5/22/09 7:50 PM) Reply
You look sensational! Move over Beyonce K! I overlooked this pattern until you shared your very nice version!
bananaoil said... (5/21/09 10:35 PM) Reply
Very attractive. I like the short top with the longer jacket.
papago said... (5/21/09 11:25 AM) Reply
Very Pretty
Woolygal said... (5/21/09 7:20 AM) Reply
Anyone who can sew Slinky like that gets my vote. Great garments.
Sharonluray said... (5/21/09 1:56 AM) Reply
Thanks, Knitmachinequeen. I do understand now.
knitmachinequeen said... (5/20/09 10:26 PM) Reply
Sharonluray the reason I added an armhole dart to the top is because the was top was wide enough to go around my bust but it gapped at the armhole. I simply pinched the amount that gapped into a dart and sewed it then added a binding around the armhole. For the jacket, the reason I added the 2" wedge only on the center front is because I didn't want to add a dart but knew if I didn't it would pull the front up the amount needed for a dart. After I placed the front pattern piece on my fabric, I measured down 2". Then with a ruler I drew a line from that mark and angle it back up to the side seam. Does that help?
mhk3boys said... (5/20/09 8:17 PM) Reply
Your tops and jackets look so good!
Sharonluray said... (5/20/09 8:16 PM) Reply
Looks great! Can you describe in more detail the things you did instead of FBA? Why a dart without added area on the top? Where does the 2" wedge begin and end on the jacket? How much would you usually add in a FBA? I have this pattern and am about a dd cup. Would appreciate any help you can give! Thanks for the review.
Gold said... (5/20/09 7:22 PM) Reply
Very chic looking!!You did a great job love the fabric you picked.
Judy Wentz said... (5/20/09 7:19 PM) Reply
Very pretty. You have a whole new wardrobe. jw
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