McCall’s 5662

Also, known as The Unhappy Marriage of Pattern and Fabric.  I’ll explain.  Remember this top?

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I’ve worn it once on an evening out, it’s a fun top.  But….

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Just look at the awful mess that this fabric made!  And, no, this was not serger shavings, These little bits and pieces came from under my sewing machine.  No big deal, but I sure didn’t want to put any leftover scraps back into my stash rotation.  Enter McCall’s 5662, now out of print.  I had just enough fabric for view A, the top with the shoulder rings:

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*Sigh*

Most definitely the wrong fabric for this pattern, the wrong lining for this fabric, UGH!  This hot mess landed in the trash can with no regrets.  Here, you can see where the lining bunched up out and over the shell.

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GAH! Even the shoulder rings were way too small!  Oh well…ahem….moving on…

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    • margaretatlake
    • May 23rd, 2011

    Pretty material. It’s a shame it sheds. Bet it looks pretty on you.

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