Wednesday, 12 September 2018

McCall's 7946: New Top

Sometimes you just need to have basics.


And right now I could use a basic crew neck style top to layer with, now that the mornings and evenings are not quite as warm as the day time temperatures. Four pattern pieces and not much of a design challenge. An easy peasy project with a fit that I all smitten about. Thank goodness for vintage patterns that are not all about drop shoulders and over-sized fit.  


The pattern is vintage McCall's 7946, circa 1995. It's a Laundry by Shelli Segal design. The fabric is a soft cotton knit. It wasn't pre-treated and my fingers are crossed that there is not a lot of shrinkage. The shoulder seams and hemlines were stabilized with Knit-N-Stable tape. The seams and top-stitching were stitched with the lightning bolt (knit) stitch.   

The Stats:  

Fabric:  1.4 metres (150 cm wide)

Interfacing:   2 metres Knit-N-Stable tape

Pattern:  Out-of-print McCall's 7946

Additional Tools & Supplies:  Cutting table, scisssors, silk pins, pin cushion, tailor's chalk, iron, ironing board, sewing machine, walking foot, threads (for the sewing machine and serger), serger and thread clippers.  

Happy Sewing!  

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