Sunday, March 22, 2015

McCalls Tunic Top




I admired the True Bias Sutton Blouse when it was released but really couldn't justify buying it.  McCalls 7093 however, just jumped into my shopping cart in a recent Vogue/McCalls sale.  It would be rude then not to sew it up!  













I had quite a large piece of georgette left over from Courteney's formal dress which was just begging to be made into a floaty top so it was the perfect opportunity to try McCalls 7093.


I cut the entire top to a size 10 and made no alterations to the pattern.  Well, at least I don't think so, because I admit I didn't follow the instructions.  I used French seams throughout for durability.  



I actually really like the resulting top even though loose tunics are somewhat of a departure from my usual style.  We will have to see how well it integrates into my wardrobe.


18 comments:

  1. What a lovely style with the diagonal lines and pockets. I really like this.

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    1. Thank you! I have admired this style of top for quite some time.

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  2. Love it and the color is really pretty on you!

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  3. REALLY love this top! It looks fantastic on you. The color is so great.

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    1. Thank you! Red is one of my favourite colours.

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  4. I love this. You have achieved a great fit too ( without any alterations).

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  5. It works well in such a floaty fabric, some of these look a bit shapeless, but your version looks lovely. I particularly like the hem at the back and the front pocket detail.

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    1. I really like this style in a sheer fabric as well.

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  6. I love your version! The color is great and the top suits you well.

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    1. Thank you! I really like simple tops like this to wear with jeans.

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  7. Absolutely lovely! I'm a big fan of loose tunic tops too. I love the pockets in this one :)

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    1. Thank you! The pockets are cute and such a plain fabric needed something to give it a point of difference.

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  8. I made it in a print and now I want to make it in a solid...it would be perfect with a chunky necklace. Beautiful blouse once again!

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  9. I've been eyeing this pattern and your gorgeous version is convincing me to give it try for this coming summer. And those pockets will be handy for dog walking bags:-)

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  10. I think we might be style mates. Love your choices!

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  11. Now why isn't this pattern already in my collection? It looks fantastic on you.

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