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Pattern Review 9/19/10 7:38 PM
McCall's - 5701
I made this dress in anticipation of summer, and business meetings. On our rare hot days (Seattle), I prefer to wear a dress, and prefer a dress that does not touch me anywhere. I haven't made a McCall's pattern in a million years -- well, 40 years -- and on the whole was very pleased with the resul...more...
1 comments
 
Pattern Review 9/19/10 7:15 PM
Vogue Patterns - 2091 Misses' Dress
I have made View C in this pattern twice. My goal was to make a dress that would look good under a vest or jacket, and to gain some experience with two-way stretch fabrics. I wear a 10 on top and an 8 on bottom. At 60, I'm slim but a little too lumpy to wear this without a jacket, or at least withou...more...
5 comments
 
Pattern Review 8/21/10 7:07 PM
Vogue Patterns - 1177 Misses/Misses' Petite Dress an
I made this in a dark floral rayon georgette, a light, super-drapey fabric which is slippery to cut. I chose it because I didn't want a sheer fabric, but, apparently, wanted to experience the frustrations of chiffon. I'm okay with the result: I will definitely wear this dress, which fills a hole in ...more...
11 comments
 
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