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Pattern Review 9/1/12 3:09 PM
McCall's - 6503 Misses' Dresses
Well, this IS my LAST version of McCall's 6503. I have now completely depleted my desire to sew it; and have come to the end of my multiple visions of how this dress could look. I have actually begun a muslin for a new dress that is grabbing my attention; as well as a muslin for the 'Abbey coat' b...more...
Pattern Review 8/13/12 6:16 PM
McCall's - 6503 Misses' Dresses
McCall's 6503 Dress. View B without the sleeves. Yes; it's my 4th version of this pattern! I almost feel badly about that; like I should be slapped and told to move on already. I even started, and almost finished, a linen sheath dress (an entirely different pattern), but abandoned it because the gr...more...
Pattern Review 7/13/12 6:55 PM
McCall's - 6503 Misses' Dresses
Well, here is my third version of Mccalls 6503.( And would you believe it, I still am imagining one more version that I would like to do yet.) This one is view D again. I used a vintage silk chiffon sari for the fabric. I got the fabric online. It arrived from India smelling of wood fires. I washed...more...
Pattern Review 7/9/12 4:51 PM
Other - 1 Yd Apron vintage 1940s apron mail order
This apron is from Fashion Service mail order pattern service from the 1940s. The design is classic 40s. The tissue paper was very fragile, so the first thing I did was to re-trace the pattern to make a working copy. The layout for the pattern takes only one yard of fabric. There are many fussy fac...more...
Pattern Review 7/7/12 4:27 PM
McCall's - 6503 Misses' Dresses
Pattern Description: 50s stylying, dress, various views Pattern Sizing: regular Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it Yes Were the instructions easy to follow? yes What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? LOVE this patter...more...
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I am recently back into sewing after quite a few years of off and on sewing. My goal is to sew mainly quality clothing that I would not be able to afford to buy. My aim is to create pieces with fine c...more

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