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...For my next project I chose McCall's 6751 because I really needed
an easy to make success story to build my confidence back up.
I am really attracted to all four views of this
pattern, but decided to start with view D. I made it from a crinkled
gauze jungle print fabric pulled from the top of my stash. Lots of
colors involved in this top so it won't be hard to find a bottom to wear
with it. It's an easy, breezy simple top; another one with the hi-lo
Back with pleated detail
Plenty of room in this one - I made a large but if I
were to make it again I'd definitely opt for the medium. I only made
minor changes, i.e. omitted the pocket and bias tape facings for the
armhole and neckline. Nothing difficult about this one. I think I'd
love wearing it with shorts. Just right for a lovely Saturday summer
outing - mmmm note to self: need to plan one of those (haha). I think I
need a couple more simple projects just to keep momentum up.