Thursday, July 3, 2014

McCalls 6884 Pattern Review - C'est La Vie!

Pattern Description: MISSES' DRESSES: Close-fitting, pullover, mock wrap dresses have right front variations, tie ends and narrow hems. C and D: gathered right front.

Pattern Sizing:Combinations: A5(6-8-10-12-14),E5(14-16-18-20-22); I made size 12.

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Yes, my dress looks very much like the photo on the pattern envelop!

Were the instructions easy to follow?The instructions were very easy to follow. I rated the pattern as Highly Recommended, but would consider it easy for beginners!

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?. Overall, there was nothing that I disliked, I just had to make petite adjustments.

Fabric Used:Soft Beige/Black Striped ITY Knit 60W from Striped ITY Knit. Vertical Stripes. Black Stripe: 1.25" W, Soft Beige Stripe: 1.125" W. Lightweight. Fine gauge knit. Very soft texture. Fluid drape. Semi-Opaque.

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:I had to make adjustments for petite sizing. The neckline is low, and I had to make adjustments to raise it a bit. Other than that, no other adjustments were made?

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?Yes.

Conclusion: Great pattern, love the ease of making and wearing. Great dress for all occasions!
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  1. Oooooh yesssssssss!

    I'm getting ready to make a winter appropriate version but this will definitely be on my list for summer in a gorgeous ITY print. You look fantastic!