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Posted on:1/27/14 11:44 AM


McCall's: 6278 by Lori V  McCall's: 6278 by Lori V  
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Sheila457 said... (4/17/15 11:00 AM) Reply
Great dress.
JoaniesJosh said... (2/1/14 7:57 PM) Reply
You did a great job with this. You look super!!
yummymummy38 said... (1/30/14 3:48 AM) Reply
Like what you have done with this, houndstooth is always so classic. I'm surprised not more people have reviewed this, maybe the less than inspiring fabric choices on the pattern envelope has something to do with this
1SewSweet said... (1/28/14 5:49 PM) Reply
I really like your version! I'm also happy I already have this pattern too! Haven't made it yet...but now I will!
jenleeC said... (1/28/14 11:00 AM) Reply
Great dress!
STARG said... (1/28/14 9:49 AM) Reply
You look fantastic in this dress! Love the fabric combinations.
betty bushwacker said... (1/28/14 9:05 AM) Reply
Super flattering dress Lori. I love the lines in it.
Fran G said... (1/28/14 7:51 AM) Reply
Love your dress. A great tip on using the black fabric for lining the yoke..very smart. Is your nude tricot lining available online? I have seen some really nice stretch lining on EOS but it is quite costly..
BillieJean said... (1/28/14 6:59 AM) Reply
Great dress!
Jstarr4250 said... (1/28/14 6:53 AM) Reply
You are a knockout in this dress, Lori! Love the idea of it in a knit. I have so many leftovers I can imagine using for this.
Danvillegirl said... (1/28/14 6:53 AM) Reply
Very pretty. I have had this pattern forever but never made it up. Love your version of this.
SewLibra said... (1/28/14 0:19 AM) Reply
Love it! A classic houndstooth with a twist and it looks so nice on you.
SewWil said... (1/27/14 10:44 PM) Reply
Love your dress!
Sue Parrott said... (1/27/14 8:51 PM) Reply
It is very cute! Love it on you!
carolynw said... (1/27/14 7:59 PM) Reply
Looks wonderful - black and white is always so smart - love the jacket with it too
CissieW said... (1/27/14 4:49 PM) Reply
Wow. Lori, that dress looks wonderful on you. Love it with the pink jacket too. Those points sort of scare me, but what do you think might happen with black leather inserts?
LizJ58 said... (1/27/14 3:42 PM) Reply
I'm surprised it's out of print, too. I had seen a peplum top on ModCloth.com in November or December that had a similar bodice style, and was planning on adapting this pattern at some point. However, it seems like the major pattern companies might be retiring patterns pretty quickly these days. I noticed that two Vogue top patterns that aren't really old were retired, when I went to find out yardage information on them.
Deepika said... (1/27/14 3:23 PM) Reply
wow, your dress is so flattering! I love love love houndstooth fabric and contrast black panels. This is a winner!
Sharon M said... (1/27/14 2:46 PM) Reply
Very cute! This has been on my to-sew list for so long but think I'll wait till it's a bit warmer. Love it on you!
livelife said... (1/27/14 2:42 PM) Reply
Nice pattern and fabric combo! The dress looks great on you!
sewtime said... (1/27/14 1:33 PM) Reply
Your dress is so cute and you should wear it with confidence!!
 
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