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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Casual
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What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo McCalls 6074

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What materials did you use? A black and white birds nest soft knit from Fabric Mart and a tissue paper thin Roxy cotton knit from Girl Charlee

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What are you most proud of? I made a lot of alterations to the first dress, copied over to my pattern and then made it again. Do pop over to my blog post to read more about it here; It was really surprising how much difference the two fabrics made when it came to the fit and style of the finished dresses - more on the blog.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I would suggest measuring the pattern pieces before deciding on what size to cut. I cut according to the pattern envelope sizing and it was VERY big. The skirt is also not as flared as the pattern envelope suggests, at least not in my fabrics.

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Thanks for the inspiration!! I need some easy summer dresses for our Negril trip this year!!

04/24/2013 Flag

very nice summer the style and fit

06/21/2013 Flag

I wear this one all the time!

06/27/2013 Flag

So very cute. Would love to try and make one.

10/28/2013 Flag

I think this would be a great summer dress...maybe I will get back to sewing again....wonder what fabrics they suggest?

03/11/2014 Flag

will it work with peach printed silk choice cause its hard to find knit fabric here in PNG.

05/10/2015 Flag

No, this pattern has to be made with a stretch fabric, sorry.

09/26/2015 Flag

Where can I find this pattern?

05/13/2015 Flag

she said Name of website or photo McCalls 6074

06/18/2015 Flag