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McCall's: 6614 (Misses'/Men's Tops and Jacket) thumbsup - Type:Coat/Jacket    printable version
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Reviewed by:HanPanda
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Posted on:11/11/13 8:22 AM
Project Photo:McCall's: 6614 by HanPanda

McCall's: 6614 by HanPanda  McCall's: 6614 by HanPanda  
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Pattern Rating:Mediocre Pattern
See other patterns in this category: Mens - Jackets    Tops    Coat/Jacket    Mens - Shirts    
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Pattern Description:
Close-fitting, pullover tops have princess seams and narrow hem. A: purchased trim. A and B: neck band. Fitted jacket has hem band and exposed zipper. C and D: contrast lined hood. All have cuffs, and fit for men's sizing. (AKA unisex sizing AKA they're too lazy to make a women's sweatshirt.... :P )

Pattern Sizing:
I felt like this ran a little bit on the large side actually. Then again, it's men's sizing, so I'm not sure what I expected.

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
I suppose it looked like the drawing. The photo is really unhelpful for this pattern.

Were the instructions easy to follow?

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
I do not like the fact that the bottom band of the sweatshirt is just a little smaller than the rest of the bottom in order to make it fit closer. I would rather have elastic, because I feel like that's going to stretch out of shape in just a few wears. I also don't like that the pockets feel really small, low, and close together. I prefer my pockets larger and higher up, though that may have something to do with the fact that I made a medium when I would be an XS in this pattern. But it's still something to note.

Fabric Used:
I used fleece.

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:
I added a cutie mark to the pocket, pegasus wings to the back, and pony ears to the hood to make this a "My Little Pony" sweatshirt. Otherwise, I didn't change the pattern at all--I wanted to see if there were components of the raglan style top that I like. I enjoy the sleeves on this, but I don't think this is going to be the pattern I draft off of to create my own pattern.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?
I probably won't sew it again. There are other sweatshirt patterns out there that I like better than this one, although I did like the hood and the zipper insertion.

It's a fine sweatshirt pattern, but not my favorite. I may use the hood when I make my own pattern, but otherwise, I don't plan to keep this pattern.
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sacjeanie said...
Very nice customization and thanks for the sizing and pocket warnings.
11/11/13 9:18 AM
Pj3g said...
I really like your hoodie! Love the color and it looks so suggly soft!
11/11/13 4:11 PM
kkkkaty said...
very cute! Sorry you didn't like the pattern, but your version is great
11/13/13 2:29 PM
elcsews said...
It really is a cute sweat jacket and I like your beautiful friend.
11/13/13 3:06 PM
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