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« Reply #10 on: June 07, 2010 03:11:01 PM »

Thanks scot but I've done them before Tongue
I wouldn't say I am a beginner. I've even made my own pattern and made a dress which is stunning and I wear all the time. Just the McCalls 5232 has caught me out XD
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« Reply #11 on: June 11, 2010 10:32:19 AM »

Just the McCalls 5232 has caught me out XD

Some patterns are possessed. Good luck!
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« Reply #12 on: June 14, 2010 12:22:30 PM »

I made a McCalls 5232 dress last fall and yeah, it does have some weirdness to it, particularly in the chest area. But the pattern itself is a good basic one to have in your collection and frankenpattern into other things in the future.

I have some hot weather sewing planned. I shall share it when I'm done.
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« Reply #13 on: June 21, 2010 08:06:02 AM »

Ooh, I wish I'd have known about this sooner!  This is turning into the summer of maxi dresses for me.  So far I've made two, one was a recon, and the other was Frankensteined out of two failed projects, and I'm just into a third, which is being re-built out of an old costume that never really served its purpose anyway.  I don't think I can justify a fourth long dress, though I wear the first two every weekend, but there will definitely be more summer sewing in the next few months!
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« Reply #14 on: June 29, 2010 01:35:36 AM »

Your fabric choice for this was great!
The picture on the Simplicity pattern envelope gives the impression of a frumpy dress, but yours looks gorgeous.
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« Reply #15 on: June 29, 2010 12:15:49 PM »

I totally LOVE those apron tops! That's something on my looooooong "list of things to try," LOL!

Unfortunately, I have no further progress to show on my Hawaiian print dress. I got it together to the point of simply needing a hem, only to realize the back neckline gapes ABOMINABLY! ACK! Being a busy little bee with a new job, I haven't had the time/motivation to take apart the facing and zipper to fix it. And I'm totally annoyed that I did all the same alterations as to my first dress, and yet now my back panels are going to be off-grain once I fix it, grrrrrr...

Anyways, I'm totally loving the various summer clothing projects on the board lately! I hope some of them get cross-posted in here just for referencing.
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JoleneRenae
« Reply #16 on: July 01, 2010 08:20:26 PM »

Pretty dress; I LOVE the fabric!
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