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New McCalls
Did I just miss this, or did these *just* go up?
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Date: 12/12/12 4:41 PM

I was looking for a yardage chart and noticed new McCall's patterns online. Thought I'd spread the word. Unless it's old news...in which case, uh. You didn't see this.

New McCall's over here.

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Date: 12/12/12 6:22 PM

I think they are new offerings. I don't think I have seen so many bikes ... and only one helmet...

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Date: 12/12/12 6:25 PM

Whoa! Bike overkill! It's like someone told them bikes were cool now so they put them EVERYWHERE, with evening gowns!

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Date: 12/12/12 6:58 PM

Wow, that's a lot of bikes. And a lot of kids' clothes. I like the top, skirt and pants of 6711, otherwise I am meh about this collection.

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Date: 12/12/12 7:21 PM

Yikes. The bikes are a little distracting.

I like is the short-sleeved version of 6713 and the dress & skirt of 6711.

6709 reminds me of Simplicity 2149, New Look 6151, and Butterick 5334 (oop).

Piece by Piece indeed: 6712

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Date: 12/12/12 10:14 PM

The only one I like is 6697. However, "if" I got the pattern, I would try to make it so the diagonal stripes go continuously around the body, instead of Vee-ing at the sides.
-- Edited on 12/12/12 10:15 PM --

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Date: 12/13/12 7:55 AM

I love 6699 and 6713

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Date: 12/13/12 9:17 AM

There's absolutely nothing new about M6696 (in fact, I already own a similar dress pattern) but the fact it's in cup sizes and the cute little cuffs on the 3/4 sleeved version appeal to me.

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Date: 12/13/12 9:56 AM

Of the collection, which is 'wheely wheely' early for spring (get it??)
I like two that are nicely trendy:

Lace inset top:



And the Tux stripe pant, which is all over the interweb fashionistas:

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Date: 12/13/12 11:16 AM

Not a good fashion era.....Bbbrrrr....not just McCalls but everywhere.

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