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McCall's: m6389 - Type:Kids(boys & girls)    printable version
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Reviewed by:Larisa
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Posted on:10/19/13 10:45 AM
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Pattern Description: children's/girls' tops, dresses, and pants

Pattern Sizing:7-14

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? I think mine looked better considering the version made is done in big red plaid on the envelope {grin}

Were the instructions easy to follow?EXTREMELY easy to follow

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?I like the different lengths available for the top/dress. I actually made the dress version because my daughter is so tall and skinny, but she has worn it with leggings and with pants, so for her (and me) it's nice that it can be a dress or top....as she grows, it will probably be worn more as a top

Fabric Used:plaid cotton that I ordered online (sorry, can't remember which online shop I used)

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:none, though she has asked that next time I do something other than buttons - she doesn't like that I use fray-check to keep the button-hole stitching from fraying and says it irritates her....so next one will have pearl-like snaps instead.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?Definitely will sew this again, once I find fabric that is suitable for both my daughter and me. I highly recommend this pattern, mainly for the different length options for the top. I haven't tried the pants yet, but that may be next on my list since she is in yet another growth spurt (not that I'm complaining).

Conclusion: Lovely pattern for what could be a tomboy shirt or a girly dress. Because I call my daughter a "princess in tomboy clothes" this was the perfect pattern for both of us. Right now she loves dressing this up with leggings and heeled boots, but she has also worn it with high top sneakers and dressed it down....nice to have something so versatile in her wardrobe!!

tunic dress front with high tops

tunic dress back with high tops

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Dee2 said...
Very cute dress! Love the fabric you chose.
10/19/13 3:11 PM
katlew03 said...
This dress will get worn a lot. Nice colors and fit. Looks great.
10/19/13 5:56 PM
katlew03 said...
This dress will get worn a lot. Nice colors and fit. Looks great.
10/19/13 5:56 PM
Margaret said...
Great dress! Nice plaid.
10/23/13 3:42 PM
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