McCall's New York Designers' Collection Plus 1 7981; ©1965; Laird-Knox - Misses' Suit with Double Breasted Jacket. Suit has double breasted jacket with curved seaming at back and front, and slim five section skirt. Jacket is interfaced and lined, has three-quarter length set-in sleeves, pockets of lining fabric in front seams. Shoulder seams are forward of normal shoulder line, sleeve seams are forward of jacket side seams, and collar stands away from neck. Jacket is trimmed with machine stitching. Lined skirt has gathers at front and side front, back darts, left side zipper. waistband is interfaced.
Suggested fabrics: Skirt and Jacket – Synthetic mixtures, wool suitings, synthetic or wool tweeds, flannel, gabardine, silk linen, double knits. Lining – China silk, lightweight woven fabrics. Not suitable for Diagonal Prints or Diagonal Weaves. Additional notions required: Thread; Skirt – Seam binding, 7” or 9” skirt zipper, 3 hooks and eyes; Jacket – Nine 7/8” buttons, one ½” button.
The pattern has 29 pieces and 2 instruction sheets.
Links to reviews/blog posts Edit
- Linton tweed version at Fabrickated
- As featured on the cover of McCall's Pattern Fashions, Fall-Winter 1965-66
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