Stitch Five Casual Wardrobe Pieces
It seems we just can’t get enough sewing with knits! Nancy Zieman’s knit wardrobe pattern, with The McCall Pattern Company, is simple to create and will keep you fashionable and comfy. M7548 is a five-piece versatile sportswear collection. Mix and match the five pieces to complete a fantastic wardrobe that’s easy to sew, wears like a dream, and travels well, too. The fabric featured is a Ponte knit with a touch of Spandex, a medium weight fabric that stitches like a woven, but drapes like a knit. Look for the pattern at your favorite retailer or at Nancy’s Notions.
Size ranges available with this collection are from misses sizes 8–24.
Suitable Fabrics—moderate stretch knits (35% crosswise stretch): Ponte knit, cotton knit, novelty knit, fleece.
Mix and Match Styles
Pants E and Top C: For a casual spring/summer look, pair cropped pants in Style E with a 3/4-length top, Style C in bright moderate-stretch knits.
Jacket A, Top B, and Skirt D: The classic styling of this pattern can also mix-and-match to create a more office-appropriate, yet comfortable, look. The knit jacket is lightweight and drapes well in knit fabrics. Paired with sleeveless top, Style B and long skirt, Style D—this look is perfect for a dressy-casual setting.
Pants E and Top C: You cannot go wrong with a timeless gray top, Style C. Paired with the cropped pant, Style E, this outfit is perfect for on-the-go.
Sew Knits With Confidence Book
Haven’t worked with knits lately or need an update? Find knit sewing updates in Nancy’s book: Sew Knits With Confidence. This book is a lifetime compilation of techniques that make sewing fun and easy for all skill levels. You’ll learn about sewing tools, easy sewing techniques, how to use a sewing machine and serger, how to select and use fabrics and patterns, and how easy it is to sew simple knit projects.
Watch Sew Knits With Confidence (Part One and Part Two) on Sewing With Nancy online.
For a chance to win a copy of McCall’s M7548 Knit Wardrobe, please leave a comment below. The McCall Pattern Company will give away one pattern to one US resident in the 48 contiguous states.
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