Well, that's another couple of patterns on my wishlist! :)Ashley x
I love this pattern too. I don't know what they were thinking with the stuff hanging off the sides.
I'm actually making M6331 right now and it's way nicer and has a stronger vintage appeal when fit properly. Yay for scalloped skirts!
BTW, You modeled that dress the best!!!Hey, any comments on the Royal Wedding yet. Personaly I think Kate Middleton lost too much weight, why she was so beautiful as is (she was).Anyway.
I already nabbed the second pattern because, helloo romper!I actually like the steampunk potential of the cowled inserts. I can see it with knee high Converse, or boots and a military jacket. It could have an excellent Dr. Who companion vibe..
I love this pattern! Though I will warn everyone, the McCalls cup sizes run VERY small. I made M5843 and had to add 3 inches to the top of the bodice so it would cover my DD bust. I realize that the patern only goes up to D, but 3 inches is much more than one cup size up.
OMG--saddlebags?? No, thanks!
ooohhh! this is very exciting! I wish McCall would reprint some of their vintage patterns like Vogue and Butterick do!
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Wow! The new McCall's is identical to yours. You were ahead of your time. And the saddlebags would not be flattering on me at all.
Awesome! I've been looking for a full-skirted pattern for my next sundress and I'll be sure to pick up that second pattern on Saturday when McCall's patterns are $1.99! Not to mention that that romper is super cute :)
I've never done a cup sized pattern. Is it easy to size up the cups?
I think I might possibly be in love. I know what I'm doing next time I'm at the fabric store!
GAH!! (runs around the living room pumping arms) Have been searching high and low for shorts set like the second patt posted!! (over zealous victory dance!!)
I love cowl skirts, but who made that one? The fabric is awful, and it's being displayed poorly. I might have to give the romper pattern a try, but it's been so long since I have sewn with a store bought pattern I don't know if I remember how!
Nice post! I saw the pattern pictures and wasn't too impressed, but now that I'm checking hte line drawings, they do look good! I also think New Look patterns put out some retro-inspired patterns this season, like a circle skirt
I've already scooped up these patterns. They're perfect summer dresses! I think it's really funny we have the same tastes (like your red Vogue winter jacket, I had the same pattern before I started reading your blog!). Thanks for sharing it with others, sometimes there are gems within the Big 4's pattern lines.
I noticed that immediately... I was like, "OMG, That's Gertie's dress!" Of course, i totally forgot about the Anthro part... oh well :)
Can I just say that I love that structured, beautiful clothes are back in style...now, if they'd just bring back the underpinnings that make each ensemble so perfect!
I love that yellow dress. Stunner!
It does look just like your dress! Great job : )
Just picked it up today at the big Joann's sale, along with a couple of Vogue patterns I've been dying for... thank you!
I got the playsuit one last week, I hope I can make it look better than in the photos (why are they so bad?)
Oooh! I'm loving both these patterns. Might have to add them to my stash... ;)- Casey
I'm loving the look of M6331, especially the 3rd look with the bustier style top. I've been trying to draft something like this for ages so this will save me a lot of trouble! yay!www.wangsfactory.blogspot.com
I adore the strapless version of this dress! I was looking at the pattern and noticed that it needed boning. Seeing as I'm an inexperienced sewer, do you think that it would be too difficult or could I forgo the boning altogether?Thanks! xx
I love your blog! Your dress is beautiful as well! I just made the M6331 into a pinup sailor dress. Here's some pics on my blog if you want to critique my sewing skills...http://fakingfemmefatale.blogspot.com/2011/05/sailor-girl-pinup-dress.html
Unbelievable!!! I Have never seen before like this post. Thank you very much.evening dresses
Awesome pattern! I love this all. let me ask that are these made after fixed drawing?
Thanks for your comments; I read each and every one! xo Gertie