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McCall's: 3830 (Misses' straight skirts) thumbsup - Type:Skirts    printable version
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Posted on:12/15/13 5:09 PM
Last Updated:12/15/13 5:17 PM
Project Photo:McCall's: 3830 by LauraHarkawik

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Pattern Rating:Great Wardrobe Builder
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Pattern Description: Misses' Skirts In 5 Lengths

Pattern Sizing: AA (6-8-10-12), DD (12-14-16-18), FF (16-18-20-22)

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

Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes - very easy.

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? Nothing.

Fabric Used: I have made several skirts from this pattern - all in different fabrics, described here.

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: I pegged the bottom of the skirt a bit and instead of using the facing pieces, I finish the waist with bias tape.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? Yes.

Conclusion: Once you fit this pattern, it's a great "go to" - as for many others, this is my TNT pencil skirt pattern.
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MrsCharisma said...
Love this pattern. Great skirt!
12/15/13 6:39 PM
MrsCharisma said...
Love this pattern. Great skirt!
12/15/13 6:39 PM
SewLibra said...
I have this pattern and have made it a few times too. It's a classic skirt and you look great in all your versions!
12/16/13 1:10 AM
sewpelican said...
I have been sitting on this pattern too long. Have plenty of stash. All your versions look great on you.
12/16/13 3:38 PM
merry-one said...
I love all your variations on this skirt. How much did you peg the bottom? It has a very nice taper.
12/18/13 9:02 AM
merry-one said...

12/18/13 9:02 AM
LauraHarkawik said...
Thanks, everyone! merry-one - I took about 1 1/2 inches off the front and back tapering from the hip. You might want to just cut it out at first per the pattern, baste the sides and then keep going in until you have the look that works for you. Measure that and then adjust your pattern. Hope that helps.
12/20/13 11:00 AM
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