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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 5314 (MISSES' WRAP DRESSES)

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Posted on:1/20/09 6:13 PM

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Jacqui315 said...
I really like the way your dress turned out, especially in the yellow. It's too bad it didn't work out for you. Do you think you could wear a cami underneath?
1/20/09 6:20 PM
Riesie said...
It's a lovely dress, but I'm thinking it's probably a LOT of skirt for a petite gal. Maybe you'd like it better if you narrowed the skirt some?
1/20/09 7:18 PM
Christas said...
What a pretty color and your sewing looks so perfect. Wish it would have worked out for you.
1/20/09 8:38 PM
MamaSewing said...
The dress really does look pretty. Maybe you could attach a hidden snap or velcro to keep the top closed.
1/20/09 10:29 PM
Stephenie said...
This turned out so pretty in the yellow fabric. Too bad it didn't work for you. :( I have this pattern and have always wanted to sew it I'm wondering if it's just going to be a waste of a lot of fabric, as I'm only 5'4"?? Thanks for the heads up!
1/21/09 9:41 AM
annie11 said...
Your dress is so pretty on the form, that I hope you can figure out a solution. I'm half a foot taller than you and also have problems with wrap garments made with woven fabrics. I agree with the suggestion to try wearing a cami underneath and see if you feel more comfortable in it. You might also be able to sew some clear elastic into the front edges to snug it up a bit.
1/21/09 11:29 AM
sewtime said...
So pretty and soft looking!
1/21/09 6:13 PM
nglalala said...
The yellow is really pretty and so is the dress! The cami is a great suggestion!
1/21/09 7:22 PM
fryman said...
If you really like wrap dresses, I think a Vogue has earned very high marks in that category and my still be in the books. Sorry you're unhappy w/this dress - I know the feeling.
1/22/09 3:52 PM
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