Category Archives: McCalls

Patterns and Postcards in the Mail Part 2

I have been behind on blogging lately. The past few weeks been crazy and all my time has been spent helping out family. And it’s not getting any easier because now Christmas is coming up. I am tempted to leave the country for a few weeks … Continue reading

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McCall 6172 Jacket: Past the Hardest Bits?

I haven’t had time to sew or post lately- graduate school & life got in the way. However, I am happy that I am past the hardest bits of this jacket. I finished pad-stitching the collar and lapel. My pad-stitching became better & more consistent … Continue reading

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McCalls Jacket Muslin Done. Getting Ready for Pad Stitching Love

Just finished fitting my jacket muslin. McCalls 6172 is an excellent pattern. It is from Palmer/Pletsch and has many common fitting adjustments printed right on the pattern. It was relatively easy to adjust the pattern for a flattering fit. I didn’t have … Continue reading

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Tailoring Class and McCalls Jacket Muslin

I just started a tailoring class and I am really excited about it! The class is taught by a lovely person from my sewing club who is also a retired sewing instructor from a local community college. I love learning … Continue reading

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