The latest collection from McCall’s has been released – you can see the new patterns here. On the whole, I think this collection is pretty great. They’ve got a nice mix of silhouettes and garment types, and everything feels very modern. I even think that, for the most part, the fabric choice and styling of the model photographs are right on point. There are a lot of patterns I’m excited about in this release, but it feels very much like a collection that will have something for everyone.
M7265 – I really like this coat pattern. The different lengths of the peplum are great, and the ruffled collar is a fun detail.
M7254 – I’m mildly obsessed with this jacket/vest pattern. I love the different length options, and I’m definitely imagining a color blocked version on the near future.
M7262 – Khaliah Ali pattern. There have been a lot of waterfall front coat patterns in the past, but the options for the closures on this pattern makes it a little more versatile.
M7257 – A simple bolero jacket patter.
M7255 – A McCall’s Easy Pattern.
M7259 – The Archive Collection (circa 1927). I love how the combination of the coat and cape give such a dramatic silhouette.
M7250 – The Archive Collection (circa 1927). I also really love this shirt! Style B is very obviously a 1920s silhouette, but version A could easily be incorporated in a modern wardrobe.
M7244 – Tracy Reese Plenty pattern . I love this dress pattern, and it would be easy to leave off the skirt to have a nicely fitted top as well. It will be a great dress for fall, but could easily be layered in the winter. Definitely going on my wishlist.
M7243 – I love this dress too! The crossover design on the top is simple, but still interesting.
M7241 – ABCD Cup Sizing. Another pattern that will be great for layering.
M7242 – Laura Ashley. I actually rather like simple shape on this maxi dress.
M7246 – Melissa Watson for Palmer Pletsch
M7245 – Designer Joi.
M7249 – I’m loving this pattern too. Another pattern that looks great as is, but could also look good layered under a blazer.
M7248 – I actually really like this top. It has a nice flowy quality, without being too oversized.
M7247 – Interesting cross over design.
M7252 – Nancy Zieman – Interesting draped top.
M7251 – Tracy Reese
M7260 – Palmer/Pletsch
M7263 – Khalia Ali, McCall’s Easy pattern
M7261 – I’m loving this exercise pattern too! The tops are nice and fitted, and the leggings are pretty interesting too.
M7269 – Cosplay bodysuits, always a useful pattern to have on hand. Well, at least for people who do a lot of costumes.
M7270 – Kimono inspired costume pattern
M7271 – I’m always a sucker for the poofy princess style costume pattern. This one clearly inspired by the latest incarnation of Cinderella’s Fairy God Mother.
M7267 – Barbie sized doll clothes pattern.
M7266 – Larger sized doll clothes.
M7265 – Whistlepig Creek. Looks like a handy tote bag pattern.
I’ve really been appreciating the McCall’s promotional videos for each season – they’ve definitely pointed out fabric choices and styling options I hadn’t originally thought about. Here is the McCall’s video for fall:
So, what do you all think? Is this release as much a hit for you as it is for me? Or are your fall sewing plans already all laid out? Feel free to discuss in the comments!