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Making Progress--Simplicity 1699

Loving the peplum top....






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  1. love the print & the style of that blouse, it's going to look great on you!
    Helen

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  2. I love this. I picked this pattern up yesterday! Can't wait to make this, well, after I finish my jeans.

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  3. Love your fabric - can't wait to see it finished! Off to have a peek around your blog ... J

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  4. Thank you for your comment on my top. I signed up to join your sewalong. Can you tell me what to do to get started?

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    1. I received my invite. I'm in now. I'm just as excited about your challenge as I am about mine! Matter of fact - sewing right now!

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McCalls 6963 - One of my favorite necklines

Pattern description: Close-fitting, pullover tops have draped front neckline variation, narrow hem on back neckline, and stitched hems.

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
Yes, it did.

Were the instructions easy to follow?
There were easy to follow and it was another quick to make top.

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? 
This is my favorite neckline.  I was a huge fan of cowl necks back in the 70s...hahahaah!

Fabric Used: One version is jersey. The other iteration is an ITY knit

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: 
I didn't make any alterations

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?
Yes...definitely! I think it's a great staple for wear with suits or separates. Additionally, I think the ITY wears better. The jersey hangs great at the neckline, but was disagreeable at the midsection. The ITY, however, drapes smoothly and looks great.

Conclusion:
Great pattern!