I needed something casual for the weekends, but not boring. I saw McCall’s 5819 and liked the v-neck top. I like that I can wear it with a tank top to add some color. I found some cotton/spandex double knit on fabric.com and decided it was a great choice. Here is the result:
A closeup of the front. The ties wouldn’t stay tied, so I used a toggle instead:
Here’s the waistband:
Here is the back:
How’d it turn out? I wore it today and I love it except for one thing: the top is too tight in the hips. I’m sure you can tell. I don’t think it’s the pattern’s fault- I cut a 10 throughout instead up going up to a 12 or 14 in the hips. Other than that, I think this one’s a winner, and I’ll make it again.