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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 6294 (Ladies and Misses Nightgowns)

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Posted on:4/16/09 2:18 PM
Last Updated:4/16/09 7:06 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 19 people   
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Rhonda at Living Water said... (6/18/09 2:18 PM) Reply
That is a lovely nightgown. Huge kudo's to you for being able to sew that up without the instructions! Beautiful job. :)
Sew4Fun said... (5/8/09 8:36 PM) Reply
Beautiful nightgown. So pretty and feminine. Nice to have you back and entering this contest too.
morzel said... (5/5/09 6:23 AM) Reply
You even used a similar colour to the pattern envelope! Very pretty nightgown, must feel like a princess in it!
shannie said... (5/4/09 11:53 AM) Reply
What a gorgeous nightie! I love that you made it in the exact color of the envelope design! This is definitely a pattern I'm going to start cruising the vintage pattern sites for! Thanks for the great review!
RuthieSews said... (5/2/09 7:11 PM) Reply
Soooooo beautiful!
Oceanpeg said... (4/29/09 11:57 PM) Reply
I think I'd like it for daytime wear, for hanging around the house, seeing that I'm a retired senior citizen and spend loads of time at home, at either my computer, TV or sewing machine. I'd get plenty of use out of a garment like this one.
echolalia said... (4/23/09 10:31 PM) Reply
This is beautiful - just like my Aunt had in her wedding trousseau in the early '50s. So glad to see a review from you - it has been a while.
Grammy Gin said... (4/21/09 3:38 PM) Reply
Sweet, pretty & light & airy all at the same time! Very nicely done....all w/o instructions.
nancy2001 said... (4/21/09 8:51 AM) Reply
Lovely nightgown, sweet and feminine.
MagpieJen said... (4/20/09 1:28 PM) Reply
Gorgeous! Simply gorgeous! It's wonderful how you've sewn this without instructions too.
kellymailinglist said... (4/20/09 8:30 AM) Reply
Now *that's* recycling! You took a pattern most people would have thrown away and made something beautiful from it. Neat!
maryfrana said... (4/18/09 11:18 AM) Reply
Missed you drsue! This is just gorgeous. It needs to be a day dress. Lovely design.
Elona said... (4/18/09 10:58 AM) Reply
Hello again, Dr. Sue! How nice to see you again, and what a pretty nightie you have created for us to admire. These elegant vintage gowns really do have it all over a giant t-shirt worn to bed, don't they?
Debbie Cook said... (4/18/09 10:36 AM) Reply
I was just wondering about you a couple of days ago. Glad to see you're still lurking about. Very pretty nightie!
PhyllisC said... (4/18/09 9:27 AM) Reply
Beautiful, this was a great era for lingerie, I can see whay you like this style, its feminine and dainty but not too frilly.
Athene said... (4/18/09 4:08 AM) Reply
A very pretty nightgown - definitely has timeless appeal and would make a great daywear also.
cindyann said... (4/17/09 4:57 PM) Reply
So good to see a review from you, Sue! This is just lovely and the style lines are beautiful. I can imagine that this is pretty flattering to the female form.
nicegirl said... (4/17/09 3:04 PM) Reply
Good to see you around! Love the nightgown, very elegant.
Vintage Joan said... (4/17/09 2:54 PM) Reply
This is so lovely -- wow.
Jolet said... (4/17/09 2:49 PM) Reply
I think you did a great job, working without the instructions can make you puzzle a lot. But you didn't as far as I've noticed. I love it!
unfinishedprojects said... (4/17/09 10:54 AM) Reply
Gorgeous! This is one that should be reissued. I wonder if the 30" bust is actually an under (or over) bust measurement?
Kellie R. said... (4/17/09 8:33 AM) Reply
This is so pretty! It's wonderful to see a beautiful nightgown like this made. You did a fabulous job!
AnneMarie60 said... (4/17/09 8:28 AM) Reply
Romantic and timeless. I love the V-design on the back and the gathered neckline.
KarmenG said... (4/17/09 2:23 AM) Reply
Welcome Back!!! Love this nightgown. Lovely design.
dorothyn said... (4/17/09 0:57 AM) Reply
That is just precious! What a stunning design and implementation. I think it has potential as an evening gown with different fabric (obviously) and some other tweaking.
SueV said... (4/17/09 0:08 AM) Reply
wow! beautiful! thanks for sharing
PattiK said... (4/16/09 11:44 PM) Reply
Speechless! It is just gorgeous!
mastdenman said... (4/16/09 11:28 PM) Reply
Beautiful gown. Glad to see you back.
missytexas said... (4/16/09 11:27 PM) Reply
This is gorgeous!
Tov said... (4/16/09 9:12 PM) Reply
Lovely gown. Good to see you back :)
Elemenopeo said... (4/16/09 9:11 PM) Reply
Beautiful. Glad you are back.
Riordan said... (4/16/09 8:14 PM) Reply
Very pretty -- delicate and lovely! (I am glad that you are back--I've missed your reviews and posts!)
eibhlin said... (4/16/09 7:54 PM) Reply
Izzie said... (4/16/09 7:11 PM) Reply
So pretty!
drsue said... (4/16/09 7:08 PM) Reply
Ahh, thanks Carolyn! I changed which was gong to be the main pic, I think that messed things up. Looks like I fixed it now.
CarolynGM said... (4/16/09 6:38 PM) Reply
This is almost too pretty to sleep in! It's good to see you back and I'm glad to see that you're still sewing. For some reason, your review isn't showing up in the review gallery.
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