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Topic: McCall's M5094 (twirly skirted dress)  (Read 33079 times)
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« Reply #40 on: October 18, 2009 06:11:09 PM »

I just picked up this pattern tonight. I thought I would surf around and see if there were any tips on it. This is my very first attempt at sewing with a pattern. I figured I would stick with plain black fabric and just go as easy as possible. Any tips or tricks of the trade? Am I going to be in over my head on this one? Walmart had it for $6.97 or something.

http://www.mccallpattern.com/item/M5094.htm
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« Reply #41 on: November 01, 2009 10:30:04 PM »

I'm Wearing this dress at the moment. Like everyone else the straps were waaaay too far apart. I accidently cut the bodice pattern too small, and evenm so the top of the bodice was way too big. I ended up sewing extra strips of fabric on either side of the zipper to make it fit correctly, then put four seperate darts at the top of the bodice to make it fitted. All in all though it is a good pattern, I'll be making another soon and will just make sure I redo the tops of the bodice so the straps sit closer together and change the angles on the bodice so I don't have to add darts.
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« Reply #42 on: November 27, 2009 10:30:13 PM »

I was looking at this pattern, I thought it was really cute. It looks great on you! I may buy it afterall..
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« Reply #43 on: July 15, 2014 09:26:38 AM »

Thanks in part to your gorgeous dress, I'm working on a review of this pattern as well!  I did view C for a shower I was hosting. 

I had the same issues with the skirt pieces.  I also cut mine into 4 panels and have no issues lining it up with the bodice piece.  I also had the same issue with the bust being too large, but was able to pretty easily and painlessly take it in. 

Thanks so much for your review!
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