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Topic: Another McCall's 5879: Red with White Piping!  (Read 2152 times)
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jan.elle
« on: August 02, 2011 09:26:34 PM »

I love this bodice pattern because it's so simple but so satisfying. This time around, I made it with straps that tie into bows at the shoulders and inserted a strip of white piping between the bodice and skirt!





The fabric is red sateen. It's really easy to sew with and doesn't require lining (though the bodice is fully lined).

My one criticism of this dress is that the ties shouldn't be quite so long, and I wish I had a made a fuller skirt. But overall, I'm quite happy with it

Thanks for looking!
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crazylittlekels
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2011 09:38:29 PM »

Looks great! I love the color, piping, and the shoulder ties Smiley Great job!
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secondskin
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2011 10:59:23 PM »

Ooooo I love the piping! Its very cute! I think its a good amount of fullness. Very sliming!
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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2011 01:01:39 AM »

Lovely! Nice details!
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« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2011 06:11:26 PM »

What a sweet looking summer dress!  Not JUST for summer of course...
Well done Smiley
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