I’m super excited for this post! I made this outfit for vacation. It’s a little out of my comfort zone but it paid off and I love it!

This is McCalls M7757. It’s described as:

“Very loose fitting off the shoulder tops have elasticized neckline and waist and sleeve variations. Pants have elastic waist and pockets. Top options A and B have ruffles, while C and D have sleeves.”
I don’t know how I forgot to take a pockets picture but either way – POCKETS! YAY! I made view A for the top.

I’m no stranger to McCalls but it’s been awhile since I’ve made any of the Big 4 and apparently I forgot about the EASE. They seriously need to stop with that shit or change their size chart. I followed the chart exactly by my measurements: 36-30-39 and made a Medium in the top and Large in the pants. This also meant that I had to buy 2 separate patterns since Medium and Large... [read more]