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Topic: McCall's 3883 Formal/Evening Dress  (Read 2453 times)
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« on: March 02, 2008 05:26:10 PM »

i posted this dress in the completed clothing too, but i wanted to get the point across that it was super easy.

i think there were only 6 major parts for the dress/lining.  there were a few misc part for facing and underlining for the bust. 

it's fairly simple to assemble, and the directions were mostly easy to understand, but there was only mistake: when putting the "back" together, the wording switched the piece numbers, but the pictures had the right ones.

the fit was fairly good.  it's a little large in the bust, but it's still very wearable.  i'm not sure i'm going to alter it, or just find a padded push-bra.

Overall, a fairly easy pattern for making a simple, clean, formal dress that will work for many occasions.

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« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2008 01:42:34 AM »

thanks for the review-- I liked the dress when I viewed it in the completed projects list.  So simple and elegant-- seems very versatile.  I love that it was so easy to make... I think I'll pick up the pattern... Thanks!

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