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McCall's 6886 in Nicole Miller Scuba Knit
Hey Loves!

I love a classic silhouette in a nice print.   McCall's 6886 is an easy pattern that allows you to showcase the fabric print.  It's sew my style!

I love this pattern because it's simple with options: 3 necklines, 4 sleeves, and 4 lengths. The best thing is this simple silhouette can be customized many ways.  I plan to try out many customizations. You can find out more about the pattern here.

This time I decided to keep it simple.   I used a beautiful print with a solid black print.   I choose this print because it gave me a chance to practice matching prints. I was so focused on matching prints that I neglected placement.   I would have put the diamonds around my waist instead of hips.  I done think my hips should be the focal point but that's how it turned out.  Nonetheless, I love it!

I worked on fitting as well.  The waist turned out well.   I'm still working on bust fitting. There is still a slight gap in the bust area.  I'll work on that the next time I make one.   I'll check my Vogue Sewing Book for bust fitting tips.

Despite the bust issue,  I love it!  Practice makes perfect so I'll keep at it.

Until next time,  Smooches!

DJ
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