Friday, April 21, 2017
Spring 2017 Sew-Along: The Big Reveal!
Welcome to week 8 of the McCall's Spring 2017 Sew-Along! My overalls are finished and it is time for the BIG REVEAL!
Here are the links to every week thus far:
Week 1 - Announcement
Week 2 - Inspiration Fabrics
Week 3 - Making a Muslin/Toile
Week 4 - Darts and Pockets
Week 5 - Seams and Zipper
Week 6 - Meg's tutorial for adding a facing instead of a waistband
Week 7 - Finishing
And... TA DA!
These were a great fit for me right out of the envelope. I did taper the legs in a bit more then drafted. I also made my front pockets a little longer and clipped the corners at an angle to mimic the back ones. Those front pockets were extended to the side seams and I added topstitching to various areas including the side seams and waistband.
I love how these turned out and I have a few new tops in the works to wear with them. I think if you pair overalls with something a little sexy - like an off the shoulder top or even a fitted crop top - then they can look stylish and not like you're trying to revisit your youth. What do y'all think? Am I pulling these off?
I had a lot of fun with this sew-along and hope that you've found it informative and beneficial!