Sunday, February 1, 2009

Houndstooth Jacket

Here is the jacket from McCall 5717. It turned out good. My review is below:

Fabric used: Some type of polyester blend

Lining used: Red Zeus

Complexity of pattern: Advanced Beginner/Intermediate

How long did it take to complete: 20 hours

Overall review: This pattern was ok. It took way too long to complete. It had alot of pattern pieces. I had some issues with the ruffle and trying to get it to fit properly on the lower half of the jacket. The only change I did was use 1 1/2 inch buttons instead of 1 3/8 like the pattern called for because I couldn't find any covered button kits in that size. I don't think I will sew this pattern again.


Dlewis said...

Marie thats beautiful. You did great.

Susan said...

Thanks for the review. Your jacket looks so sharp. I don't think I'm ready to add a pattern with so many pieces, though. The fabric choice is perfect!

MissMasala5 said...

You worked it, Marie! I am in love with that fabric. The red lining is nice.

Cennetta said...

Cute coat. Oh so chic!