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dotty M5845

Added Feb 12, 2010

by bijouxbetty

Brooklyn, New Yo...

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Description

There was a 40% discount on all McCall’spatterns so I thought I would buy M5845 for office wear.

It was so simple & whipped it up in a weekend, I would recommend making this if you fancy a quick & satisfying make.

The vertical darts are design features and lie on the outside of the dress, with the sleeves hanging just over the shoulder.

Fully lined with with a milk chocolate – I like contrasting my linings.

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Material Notes

Crepe print by John Kaldor

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Mar 11, 2010, 08.57 AMby dragon-girl

    This looks gorgeous… I ended up buying the pattern :). I think your fabric choice is perfect, works so well.

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    Feb 18, 2010, 05.50 AMby benew

    You saw the McCall sale too! That was a great sale. I love the back on this. It’s so well done and the pleats in the front make a simple shift really, really beautiful. _

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    Feb 15, 2010, 12.49 PMby anajan

    Beautiful dress, the fabric is gorgeous.

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    Feb 13, 2010, 11.46 PMby bijouxbetty

    Aw thanks guys! I think I finally have the perfect sloper/block for skirts having played with this pattern.

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    Feb 13, 2010, 10.07 PMby Ellie Swanson

    Awesome !

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    Feb 13, 2010, 10.13 AMby susanne2011

    Very nice, I really love the back!

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    Feb 13, 2010, 09.07 AMby aibby

    Very nice fit I love the back.

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    Feb 13, 2010, 06.06 AMby chichil

    The fit is incredible, the fabric too cute, I love your dress!

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    Feb 13, 2010, 12.58 AMby sewobsessed

    Beautiful dress, perfect fit, wonderful figure!

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    Feb 12, 2010, 11.28 PMby freakusbzzz

    this looks fab on your figure.

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    Feb 12, 2010, 09.14 PMby frkbustad

    It’s gorgeous, and so Joan Holloway! Your waist really look tiny in that dress! I love the fabric also. All in all: Great work for just ‘whipping something up’!

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