Friday, February 14, 2014

Happy Valentine's Day!

It's another McCall's 5742 made in polyester.
Dresses A, B, C have lined bodice, self-faced band, gathered skirt, raglan sleeve variations, back zipper, purchased trims and built-in petticoat with tulle ruffle; dress A has elbow length gathered sleeves with sleeve band, self-fabric flowers and decorations; dress B has sleeves with elastic casing, contrast ruffle, ribbon trim and ribbon bow; dress C has sleeves with elastic casing and lace trim; all view lengths are mid-knee, not including lace trim for dress C.             
Fabric: Stripped polyester
Notions: Red Zipper and thread
Did it look like the pattern: Yes
Alterations: I took the pattern to be just as described in the bodice length. Apparently, it was about 4" shorter than expected so adjustments were made.


  1. Replies
    1. Thanks Judy! Don't overlook the tablecloths in polyester. Each of these little dresses were made from markdown tablecloths.

  2. Hi Dorothy. I'm so happy to meet you via my blog and the comment you left. Thank you! As I was reading your profile , I realized we have a lot in common including grandchildren. This little dress is adorable and I'm sure much appreciated by it's recipient!

  3. You're welcome! Our granddaughter was her today to pick up the red two piece outfit. Thanks for the wonderful comment!


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