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McCalls M6631

Added Nov 23, 2011

by luluxo

Austin, Texas, U...






well, I learned how to make bra cups while making this dress- I cursed quite a bit :)
but I think it gets easier! I don’t think the fabric was the best choice, and the dress itself is too big. I really enjoyed making the romper from this pattern so much more. The cups need more shaping, I added darts.
I really love the scalloped hem. Maybe I’ll make this again someday- I’d recommend a soft fabric.




Spring, Summer

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    Nov 24, 2011, 07.07 PMby mlssfshn

    Love,your use of print! It’s the perfect dress for Austin.

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    Nov 23, 2011, 09.46 PMby mathildeaparis

    It’s very beautiful, and your fabric is exceptionnal! :-)

    (and I LOVE your haircut!)

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      Nov 23, 2011, 09.55 PMby luluxo

      thanks!! i love your braid!

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    Nov 23, 2011, 03.43 PMby lizajane09

    I love the funky print! I love that it tones down the super girly-ness of the pattern. The scallops are fabulous.

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      Nov 23, 2011, 09.06 PMby luluxo

      thanks…i think the dress is fun for juniors, for a quick dress.

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    Nov 23, 2011, 03.34 AMby dewreb

    I am deathly afraid of prints, but I actually really like the print you chose! It’s really cute!

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      Nov 23, 2011, 03.40 AMby luluxo

      well, it’s kind of a scary print! I tried fading the fabric but to no avail! I found the fabric at a yard sale, so it was perfect for a learning project :)

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