|McCall's: 6173 (Misses'/Miss Petite Pants and Leggings) - Type:Pants |
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|Member since: 10/24/13 |
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|Posted on:||10/26/13 12:25 PM |
|Last Updated:||11/4/13 11:35 AM|
McCall's Pattern Info
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|Pattern Rating:||Easy & Great for Beginners |
|See other patterns in this category: Pants |
|Available for sale on PR: $14.36 (See envelope) |
|Tip: elastic and casings|
|Fabric:||Acrylic Knit [See other projects in this fabric]|
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I purchased the L/XL packet, then after reading other reviews, exchanged it for the smaller size pattern set, and made a medium--a wise decision, because there is plenty of ease with this pattern (uhhhh, it's made of stretchy fabric).
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
YES, sans sequins/sexy heels.
Were the instructions easy to follow?
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
It allows me to make a cute pair of tights for ~$5 in under an hour. What's not to like?
BONUS: I can also feel smug when I wear them around someone who paid $39 for similar sweater tights from Urban Outfitters
I took a page from Etcetorize's review, and tried a sweater knit-type material (with a 4 way stretch) from JoAnn.
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:
I brought them in at the knee, because I'm not about the scrunchy look.
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?
Yes and yes.
What a great, fast and simple sewing project to bring me back to sewing printed patterns after a 4 year hiatus.
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