MELISSA WATSON’S EASY UNLINED COAT WITH BIAS BINDING

This fast and easy unlined coat with bias binding finishing doesn’t have a lining or shoulder pads. You can quickly make your own bias binding to finish the inside. Even with fast sewing we still want our garments to look structured and well made. Below are my favorite tips on where to use interfacing, and how to ...

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MCCALL’S JACKET AND PANT EASY WARDROBE

Pati writes about making this McCall's Jacket and Pant Easy Wardrobe pattern twice in very different fabrics: I wanted to design an outfit that I call edgy classic. Jackets and vests worn open give you a slimming vertical line. The jacket/vest in our Knit Wardrobe pattern M7260 is an easy classic lapel style in ...

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PATI MAKES MCCALL’S MELISSA WATSON SHIRTDRESS!

I decided to sew Melissa’s new shirtdress, McCall’s 7380. I love the hidden placket front, the shirt tail hem, and the slightly raised waist which will give less emphasis to my thicker waist. I love the Liberty cotton and though spendy, it was 58” wide. McCalls 7380 Alexa Elastic Back Shirt Dress Of course ...

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