What can I say about this dress that hasn't already been said on PatternReview. It's freaking great and if you haven't made it yet all I can say is, "what are you waiting for". Of course black doesn't photograph well but if you look at the numerous Pattern reviews you can see the details.
I made it to wear with my McCalls wrap that I made last year, I love this wrap and don't get to wear it often, I definitely think it's a winner with this dress. My only complaint, which isn't the pattern's fault is it's a little short for my taste but that was due to fabric constraints, nonetheless I will rock this with some black stockings and nice sparkly black heels. I won't be wearing it for awhile but I promise to take lots of pictures when I do.
I lined the dress with nude knit tricot and it gives the dress just the right amount of stability, I will still wear my spanx because this dress fits like a glove.
I also finished the layout tank for my DD. I started this in June while we were on vacation, I've also been working on the broken rib tank for myself so this really didn't take that long to complete.
I used self-striping cotton Sinfonia yarn, I really like how the pattern developed. I added a 1 1/2 inch ribbing to the botton and made the neckline a little wider but other than that no major changes.
I have a couple of other things cut out and waiting so stay tuned to see what develops.
It Feels Like Spring
2 weeks ago
Love your new dress especially with the wrap. Looks real festive and dressy.
I really like this dress and I may just be the only person who doesn't own this pattern. I agree with Faye, it looks great with the wrap. I also love your daughter's top. The colours are lovely.
Hey Tanya. Nice dress. I screamed. LOL
That dress looks great with the wrap. Looking forward to the pics. You are a knitting queen, the tank is so pretty.. love the self stripping.
I guess I'm in the smallest minority ever in the sewing world since I haven't bought this pattern...yet:-) Love seeing another one and resolve that I too wil join the crowd. And I loke it with your jacket, as well.
This is one great dress. Everyone who sews can make it and wear it. The vest for your DD is supper cute. I wish I had one. Tee Hee.
Love this dress! I'm new to sewing, and wondering how to line it? Any tips would be super appreciated!
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