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Posted on:4/1/14 10:41 PM
Project Photo:McCall's: 6503 by Kim88

McCall's: 6503 by Kim88  
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McCall's Pattern Info
Pattern Rating:Mediocre Pattern
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people   
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Available for sale on PR: $18.95 (See envelope) Click to Buy
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Fabric:Rayon Challis  [See other projects in this fabric]
Pattern Description: I made the sleeveless version with ruffles, view C.

Pattern Sizing: 14-22

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Well mine semed a little blousier in the top than the pattern pic.

Were the instructions easy to follow? I thought this pattern was a little too challenging for my skill level. I particularly had difficulty with the collar.

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? I like the classic style.

Fabric Used: I think it's a rayon challis...? Bargin Bin at Joann's in Sioux Falls.

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: None.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? I probably won't sew it again as I found it a little difficult and seemed to take a long time to finish.

Conclusion: Not a favorite, but I'll wear it.

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MartiP said...
Thanks for the review.The dress looks very nice on you. I like the cheerful Spring colors!
4/1/14 11:29 PM
supizoo said...
Sorry that you had issues with the pattern but I have to agree with MartiP, it looks lovely on you. I'm glad you persevered with it.
4/2/14 5:28 AM
dinagideon said...
I think it looks so pretty on you. I love bright colors and prints, so my eye went immediately to this review in the gallery. I think it stinks you had trouble, but I couldn't even tell. You should wear this one with pride! :)
4/2/14 7:52 AM
TJSEWS said...
Love this dress on you. What happy colors!
4/2/14 10:49 PM
Kim88 said...
Thank you all for the lovely comments. I'll wear it with renewed confidence!
4/9/14 3:25 PM
 
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