Friday, December 3, 2021

McCall's 7638 Shirt-Jacket Muslin

 I have been sewing a quilt the last few months.  So now it us time to start sewing apparel again.  I am sewing McCall's 7638, which is a shirt-jacket or a "shacket".

I am making figure A,  it has a collar and is lined.  I bypassed on this pattern until I saw this picture in a Joann's advertisement.  It doesn't look anything like the drawing on the pattern.

While visiting Joe's mom in Juneau, AK last month, I went to their Joann's to see what they had.  It is a far bigger one than here by our house.  I ended up buying some beautiful blue flannel for this pattern.  I then ordered the blue sherpa for the lining from Joann's when we arrived home.  Everything on sale, of course.

I decided to make a muslin in large with two inches added to the sleeves to see how it fits using my Bernina 930 sewing machine.

The muslin fits fine but I think I will only add one inch to the sleeves of the shacket.

You can see the plaid I am using in the picture.

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