McCalls 5696 »
InstructionsI used elastic for the waistband, rather than a zipper and bound the pockets, rather than hem them.
More details on my blog - http://katiekadiddlehopper.blogspot.com/2011/09/mccalls-5696.html
Type of item: Clothing
Style: Whimsical, Classic, Casual, Cute, Preppy, Traditional
Polyester suiting (leftover from slacks for dh) and cotton gingham
What was your inspiration?
I love the cheerleader vibe this pattern has, and I had these fabrics were a perfect match.
What are you most proud of?
How much she loves it!! And how cute the bound pockets turned out.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
This is a GREAT beginner project. Simple and quick, but with some great things to learn, like zippers and waistbands.