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McCall's: 5252 (MISSES/MEN'S UNLINED VEST AND) thumbsup - Type:Coat/Jacket    printable version
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Pattern Rating:Easy & Great for Beginners
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Pattern Description: Misses/Men's Unlined Vest and Jackets. I made view B

Pattern Sizing: S-L, I made a size small. The pattern is in men sizes so for women it runs large.

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes with the exceptions of the modifications I made.

Were the instructions easy to follow? They were easy enough.

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? I loved that it had a chest pocket, but didn't like using velcro with fleece so I added a zipper.

Fabric Used: Blizzard Fleece and Nylon Ripstop

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: I overlaid ripstop on the yoke to give it a different look. I created a back yoke to continue the look to the back. I also added an exposed zipper over the chest pocket opening, instead of the velcro.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? I made this one for one of my sisters. I am going to be making another for my other sister with the same alteration but different colors..

Conclusion: Easy to make and looks very nice.

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MrsCharisma said...
So cute!!
11/10/13 2:31 PM
canei said...
Very nice, great fabric!
11/10/13 4:05 PM
Danmar said...
Looks so professional and very well made!
11/10/13 9:43 PM
Pj3g said...
It looks wonderful!
11/11/13 8:14 PM
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