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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 4490 (Medieval-Inspired Costumes)

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Posted on:3/6/05 4:35 PM
Last Updated:3/6/05 4:35 PM

Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 2 people   
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carnelian said... (5/18/10 10:01 PM) Reply
Thank you for including remarks on how it feels to wear this dress, allusion to the experiential richness of wearing costumes.
KiwiWendy said... (11/21/06 4:51 PM) Reply
great recovery from the too low neckline!
The Renaissance Girl said... (3/8/05 4:50 PM) Reply
Thanks everyone for your encouraging comments! Philo: It's poly satin as mentioned, crepe back would have been too...expensive. :)
Corey said... (3/7/05 11:51 PM) Reply
Looks great! Congrats on your first review. :)
Philo said... (3/7/05 7:26 PM) Reply
Absolutely gorgeous! The cowl neckline compliments the cuffs tremendously. I'd second Gorgeous Things; very Narnian. Is that crepe-back-satin?
kbrock said... (3/7/05 11:12 AM) Reply
Lovely - you sure took this seemingly basic pattern to the next level.
GorgeousFabrics said... (3/7/05 10:49 AM) Reply
Wow, that is fantastic! I love the gold contrast. I am reading the Chronicles of Narnia to my kids right now, and that looks exactly like the costumes pictured in those books. -Ann
AnneM said... (3/7/05 8:48 AM) Reply
Lovely job; you certainly managed around the pattern problems. Great to see your review. Looks like you are already an accomplished sewist.
Nancy Anne said... (3/7/05 6:58 AM) Reply
This is a beautiful garment! Love the neckline!
SewingSusan said... (3/7/05 6:25 AM) Reply
Beautiful! The back and gold look amazing and the neckline too!
Tiner W said... (3/6/05 8:49 PM) Reply
I'd love to wear something like this! Great job!
Annika said... (3/6/05 8:23 PM) Reply
Wow! Love the cowl neckline idea!
Mary Stiefer said... (3/6/05 6:19 PM) Reply
This is absolutely stunning. I can just picture Lauren Bacall coming down some long staircase swishing this skirt.
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