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Message Board > Pattern Modifications, Design Changes & Pattern Drafting > Altering McCalls 6069 cowl neck dress

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Date: 12/23/11 6:27 AM

Do you think it would be possible to alter the pattern for this dress McCalls 6069 to make something more like this Lara Dress Lara Dress?
In hindsight I think the second version (the lara dress by Sasha Drake) style would suit my body (pear shaped) better.
I'm not experienced in drafting so maybe I should scrap the McCalls 6069 idea and try to find a pattern version which is closer to a style which I think would suit me better.

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Date: 12/23/11 6:00 PM

To answer my own question, I think this pattern would be more on the mark.
McCalls 6507 Mccalls pattern

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Date: 1/19/12 8:00 PM

i am thinking about doing this pattern also, but without the overlay. The tissue fit I did looked good.

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