Saturday, August 31, 2013

McCalls 6752

This will surely be one of the best patterns of 2013 and I just had to try it.

Pattern Description:
Misses' pullover tops and dresses have neckline variations and elasticized (seamed) waist.
Pattern Sizing:
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
I think so
Were the instructions easy to follow?
I didn't use the instructions
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
I like the simple styling. I didn't like the fullness in the bodice
Fabric Used:
ITY knit gifted to me from Sheila at Sheilaz- CTK
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:
I started with a 1" FBA which I really didn't need because of the ease already added to the pattern. I raised the underarm about 3/4" of an inch and it is still a little low for my taste. In my opinion the skirt is super short so I added 4".
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?
When I first made and wore this dress I hated it. It was headed for the trash. I had forgone the elasticized waist but decided to add it before I tossed it into File 13. I'm glad I did. The elastic made all the difference in the world. I sewed clear elastic into the waist seam.
This is bound to be one of the best patterns of 2013 so jump on the bandwagon before it's gone.


  1. The style as well as the print look great on you. Glad you didn't throw it away.

  2. Very nice dress and you have it styled perfectly. That pattern eluded me - I just could not make it work. Congrats on yours.

  3. Pretty dress and beautiful print.