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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 6600 (Misses' Dresses and Belt)

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Posted on:2/6/13 3:13 PM
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BlueSkysAhead said... (2/17/13 0:28 AM) Reply
The dress is very pretty. The fabric choice was amazing.
crazygrad said... (2/7/13 6:40 PM) Reply
love that print
MamaSewing said... (2/7/13 9:15 AM) Reply
You look great in your new dress!
lbrundage said... (2/7/13 6:58 AM) Reply
great tip, caper81...thanks for sharing!
Sue Parrott said... (2/6/13 9:01 PM) Reply
I love your dress! It looks just lovely on you! Nice work....
caper81 said... (2/6/13 4:23 PM) Reply
I just love your dress! What a fantastic print and style :) You look great! I must share something with you about my experience with pressing silky fabrics. I made myself a satin robe last year and was having difficulty pressing seams (especially the tie belt!). I had some hockey pucks on hand that I use for pattern weights (tip I actually picked up in the patternreview book). I pressed part of a seam and immediately put hockey pucks over the part I just pressed (usually about the length of the iron). After allowing it to cool, it was pretty flat! I may have had to repeat it for stubborn spots, but for the most part, it worked fine! Hockey pucks are my good sewing companion, and best of all, I got them really cheap at a thrift store! :)
 
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