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McCall’s 6708 finished.

I added the front band and sewed it closed on each side. Then I hand stitched the sequins onto the scallops of the lace. The scallops are a little lost because of the sequins, but I love how it turned … Continue reading

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McCall’s 6708 part 2

I am so happy with how fast this is coming together. The trickiest part was sewing the lace wedge onto the sweater knit front. After sewing the wedge I sewed the front and back together followed by the sleeves, armbands … Continue reading

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McCall’s 6708 part 1

I should have had this started earlier, and maybe even been done already. The wedding I want to wear it to is only a few days away. I started by cutting the scallops. Then cut out the lace pieces. And … Continue reading

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Not so LBD

Ever since my husband was asked to stand up in a wedding next fall I have been on a search for a dress, even though I have several that I have only worn a few times. I have also wanted … Continue reading

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Nearly finished with my sister’s dress

I pinned the skirt to the bodice and sewed it together, this time using the recommended 1 inch seam. This is the only spot in the entire dress that is the recommended seam allowance. Then I switched to the invisible … Continue reading

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Back to my sister’s dress again.

Today I sewed the skirts for my sister’s dress. They were just like many other skirts and dresses with a one piece front and a back zipper. One piece for the front and 2 for the back. This was times … Continue reading

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Dress Bodice

I already had the lining sewn, and it fit my sister well, so I sewed it with the smaller than directed seam size. And this time┬ámy sister┬ádidn’t forget to cut the center front pieces on the fold. This sewed up … Continue reading

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