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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 5974 (The Perfect Knit Dress)

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Posted on:9/18/12 10:40 AM
Last Updated:9/19/12 8:20 AM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized Regular 
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 4 people   
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BlueSkysAhead said... (3/1/13 4:54 PM) Reply
I want that fabric!! It looks simply "smashing" on you!
sewnaomi said... (10/1/12 8:43 PM) Reply
The dress is wonderful. Great fabric, and I'm from Oregon!
margy.64 said... (9/28/12 8:26 PM) Reply
Thanks for such an informative review. You have certainly succeeded in creating a unique (fabric choice) and flattering dress. Very inspiring.
Levone said... (9/20/12 10:39 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress! Love the fabric you chose for this!
aaltje said... (9/20/12 10:41 AM) Reply
I love the dress, fabric, pattern, and it does look great on you!
cocosloft said... (9/20/12 9:04 AM) Reply
Just perfect! Love the fabric and your sleeves!
nancy2001 said... (9/19/12 11:21 PM) Reply
Your dress looks terrific on you!
blessedtosew said... (9/19/12 11:29 AM) Reply
I love that dress. The fabric is stunning!
Karla Kizer said... (9/19/12 8:28 AM) Reply
You did a fabulous job, from fabric selection to sewing to modeling the finished product. It's a great dress.
colormefun said... (9/19/12 8:24 AM) Reply
edited to add: I forgot to put in that before I ruched the sleeves I cut them so that they were about 3 inches above the elbow. Thanks for the comments! It actually took a lot of planning to place all the pieces on grain and in nice places of the pattern. I thought for sure I would have enough fabric left for a tshirt, lol, I have nothing left.
jlg said... (9/19/12 6:36 AM) Reply
Beautiful on you. Love that print.
ArtAttack said... (9/19/12 0:46 AM) Reply
Super cute on you and great fabric!
wannabsewr said... (9/19/12 0:34 AM) Reply
What a cute dress! I also love the ruching on the sleeves. Looks really nice on you!
svenskaflicka said... (9/18/12 11:36 PM) Reply
Gorgeous and so original! Terrific fabric.
karen n said... (9/18/12 7:09 PM) Reply
It is perfect on you! I love that sleeve runching too. I will try and remember that when I finally pull this top reviewed pattern out of my stash!
tsedai said... (9/18/12 12:05 PM) Reply
Sassy T said... (9/18/12 11:46 AM) Reply
Laurie Lou said... (9/18/12 11:30 AM) Reply
I think your dess should win an award for perfect pattern fabric matchup. Love the print placement especially on the neckline and the back too for that matter. And the runching on the sleeves. You did an amazing job on this. absolutely love everything about it!
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