As you may know, McCall's recently launched their pre-fall patterns and I was pleased to see a blogger turned McCall's pattern designer listed for this pleated tunic (McCall's 7443) The pattern calls for wovens, but I opted to use this ITY.
The construction was simple and a fast sew. I am always in need of tops, and this was a winner. From such a simple pattern, there are endless possibilities for wear, fabric choices and styles.
You can wear them with jeans, leggings, leather pants, shorts, or even a skirt! You can construct and wear per the instructions, style it with a front tie, or even create something completely different.
Because I used a stretch fabric, I reduced the sides by one inch, and shortened the elastic by 2 inches.
I think I will be be using this pattern again and incorporate different looks such as a curved high low, or even adding sleeves once the weather cools down. I am also looking forward to making a silk version specifically to wear with leather leggings. Endless possibilities. I look forward to more patterns from this designer very soon! Following her over the years, I wouldn't have expected anything less than stylish and original pieces!
Until next time... Happy Sewing!