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Monday, April 28, 2014

M5977 - Embellished Tank




McCall's 5977 is the basis for my top.  I started with a size 14, but added width at the hip area & lengthened by 2 inches.  So it's more of a tunic now.  I like the fit of this pattern; the neckline and armholes are the right size, with no gaping.




Side view.   I cut the center front from the print fabric and added to sides of the front using the stripe fabric.    I cut bias strips and used it to finish the neckline and armholes.




Back view, showing narrow strip I added to the bottom.  I used 2 coordinating quilting fabrics.





I added a peter pan collar.



Underside of the collar, showing the stripe fabric






I think it turned out cute & will be good to wear this summer.


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