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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Fall Sewing # 5 McCall's 6844 Cardigan in Pink Black Pearls Chain & Leopard Print ITY Knit

Another McCall's 6844 cardigan!  I love the print of this fabric.  I can see wearing this cardigan with a black dress, my raspberry matte ITY knit drape neck dress, a camel colored dress,  a white dress, I can go on and on and on!


Pink Pearls Chain Leopard Print ITY Knit Fabric

I made view C with the peplum style bottom.  I serged all the seams, added clear elastic to the shoulder seams, Steam-A-Seam 2 to the bottom hem and the sleeve hem & used a walking foot on my machine.  I could have finished the cardigan in about 2 hours if life didn't get in the way!

McCall 6844 Pink Pearls Chain Leopard Print ITY Knit Cardigan


McCall 6844-Side View


McCall 6844-Back View


McCall 6844-Front View


McCall 6844 Sleeve



McCall 6844-Collar View



McCall 6844 Pink Pearls Chain Leopard Print ITY Knit Cardigan
I liked this version so much I had to wear it to Church.  I wore it with a black tank and skirt and a leopard beaded necklace.  It's so comfortable and easy to dress up or down.  A great addition!


McCall 6844 Cardigan Black Pink Pearls Chains Animal ITY Knit

You can't go wrong with this pattern.  It's so easy to sew up.
 
Not too bad for a cardigan for $7.00!


Fall Sewing:


Sewn So Far:
  • Drape neck tank top in midnight blue ITY knit.
  • Regular tank with neck/arm band in midnight blue ITY knit
  • M6844 Cardigan Fuschia Abstract Wavy Stripe ITY Knit
  • M6844 Cardigan Pink Black Chains Pearls Animal ITY Knit 
  • Drape neck dress in Raspberry matte ITY knit
  • Nightgown in blue rose bouquet cotton sheets
Still Want to Sew:
  • Sweater Wrap Top
  • Denim Skirt
  • Sleeveless Button Down Top
  • Princess Seam Sheath Dress
  • Stripe Vest
  • 3/4 sleeve Maxi Dress-Solid Color
  • Something with fringe
  • Red dress with Animal Print Cardigan
I have some "BIG to ME" news coming up.................

Until next time..................

Bonnie

13 comments:

  1. I love knit cardigans too. Yours looks great on you with the black top.

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    1. Thank you for the kind comment. I'm afraid everyone will get tired of seeing me sew this cardigan. But I love it!

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  2. Another great cardigan! You are inspiring me to start fall sewing!

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    1. Thank you! Fall here in Florida last for a week or so, but that doesn't mean I can't sew for it! LOL! Winter sewing scares me the most. Because it's cold then hot, you have to layer your clothing. I just owned something in wool two years ago! (I've worn it twice!). No thank you, give me fall sewing!

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  3. You look beautiful Bonnie! You've nailed sewing ITY garments - they turn out so well. I look forward to each of your blog posts. I've recently had two waders but I'll never improve if I don't try and try again. I wish we had some good garment sewing classes in my area.

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    1. Thank you for your kind comments. Me pictures are the hardest for me to add. I just pick the best of the worse and go with it! I wish we had sewing classes in my area too. We have one that meets one day a month in a smokey, VFW hall. No way am I bringing my stuff into that. My best taught lessons are from Peggy Sagers at Silhouette Patters, with the Fit 2 Stitch series and also a little bit from Nancy Zieman. I do a lot of Youtube videos from both of them, it helps. Two waders? You're ready for something terrific now that you got them out of your system! Stay positive & keep sewing! I would love to see something you sew!

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  4. I love non-traditional cardigans and your version is lovely. That's the beauty of sewing -- one pattern but so many variations.

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    1. Thank you. I can say they are all originals!

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  5. Love all of these. You look wonderful in this style too! Keep em comin'! And the pictures are fine.

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    1. Thank you for your kind comments. It's a style that seems to work for my curves!

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  6. You are on a role with hiur color choices, pretty.

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