Handmade McCall's 7247 in Double Layered Knit



Hello there! Yesterday may have been National Coffee Day, but I think I'm celebrating today. I've had several extra cups this morning while I slowly pencil in the next week's to-do's. A high point of the beginning of this week: this incredibly comfy top I made from McCall's 7247. I used two layers of soft, 100% cotton jersey knits. The outside is a heather gray (available here), and the inside is a beautiful violet (not available anymore). 




The top overlaps in a tulip-style in the front, and if I were to make it again, I would make the overlap a bit longer in the front. 


I typically don't sew with knits. As I continue to grow and expand my sewing experience, I find that I am pleased with things that previously scared me, and this is certainly the case with this knit top.



This dual-layered cutie will be great in the winter, and I would like to make another short-sleeved version for the warmer months. Have you made this blouse? What does your version look like? Thank you for reading and happy Monday!

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  1. Wow, love this top on you and the little plaid skirt you made! Nice work. Please pin your makes with our patterns to our fan gallery on Pinterest: http://bit.ly/1koHoHu Thanks!

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  2. Forgot to ask: Is it ok if we use one of your photos in our social media? Please let us know at blog@mccallpattern.com. Thanks!

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  3. Beautiful job! I love the colors you chose! The pop of color underneath or when you roll up the sleeves is very fun. I am adding this to my "to sew" list (it's the perfect season for it!).

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    1. Thank you so much! It was a really simple to follow pattern, I totally recommend it. I'd love to see a picture of your version when you're done! Happy sewing!

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  4. This is such a cute pattern and you did a great job! Where did you buy your knit? Xo A Domestic Wildflower

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    1. Thank you, miss! I purchased both from The Tin Thimble. They don't have the violet anymore, but I just linked the heather gray in the post.

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  5. I have just ordered this pattern. Can't wait to get started.

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    1. It's a good purchase! I'd love to see your finished product. Happy sewing!

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