Monday, September 9, 2013

Another White Dress

Pattern Description: McCall's 3129 dress has princess seams, neckline variations , sleeveless or short sleeves, and back zipper closure. This one has a square neck and is sleeveless.

Pattern Sizing: 8-24

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes

Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? It was very easy and the shaping is nice.

Fabric Used: ITY knit

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: The dress was shortened by 11 inches and the zipper was omitted.

Would you sew it again?  yes Would you recommend it to others? Yes

Conclusion: The cardigan is Simplicity 1961. It was made a few months ago, along with a sleeveless tank. Alterations were made to the bottom front by omitting the points and cutting straight across the hemline.


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    1. Thanks, I must be dressed in white three of the five Sundays this month.

  2. You certainly have a nice outfit for white Sundays. You look very smart indeed.

  3. wow you look fabulous Dot! great job on the dress!I've omitted zippers in my time mostly becasue they scare me lol! but Im going to tackel one for B J's Scarey Sept. lol!

    1. Thanks! I'll have to truck over and check out "Scary Sept."

  4. Oh yes Dot! A lovely white outfit indeed. Perfect for Women's Day, First Sunday and all of those other "wear white if u can days"! You look marvelous!

  5. Dorothy. You look great in this outfit.


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