October Sewing Challenge – Jane’s Results: McCalls 6346

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When Jamie threw down the gauntlet to use a fabric you’ve been hanging onto a longtime, I knew this was the push I needed to finish/redo my failed attempt with Cynthia Rowley’s Simplicity 2406 Continue reading

McCalls 6074 – My First Knit Dress | Jane Dugger

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My first knit dress had a definite learning curve. It was not an “1-Hour Dress” as the pattern envelope claimed.  McCalls 6074 is a basic Pullover dress with front elastic casing detail, deep V-neck, flare skirt and a stitched hem.  I made view D with cap sleeves and a length of about 2″ below the knee. Continue reading

Butterick 5917– a Wearable Muslin

B5917please excuse the wrinkles

The Facts

Pattern:

Butterick 5917, view B sans ruffle.  Dress has ruffles, semi-fitted, lined bodice and inset, raised waist and back zipper.

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Burda 7207 Beach Dress

Burda 6207

The Facts

Pattern:

Burda 7207, view B LH.  A wrap style Beach Dress with flounce

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Upcoming Projects

Upcoming Projects

I have two dresses in progress and about half-a-dozen cut out, ready to sew.

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Cambie Dress | Sewaholic 1202

Cambie 1

 The Facts

 

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Pattern:

Sewaholic 1202, Cambie, view A.  Fitted, lined dress features a sweetheart neckline, darted bodice and extended cap sleeves with slim A-line or full gathered skirt.

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New Look 6224

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The Facts

Pattern:

New Look 6224, view DMisses dress with sleeve options.  A great wardrobe builder.

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