Easy High Low Dress with a Sash

Hello everyone,

Back in the Fall of 2012.  I was going to an event an I really wanted to make the outfit I was going to wear.  So one day while in Hancock I found a pattern, that I thought would be perfect.  It is McCall’sFashion Star”  Pattern MP228/ M6553 to purchase click here.

MP228-1

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So now that I had the pattern, I needed to find the fabric.  The pattern suggest a double knit…..along with some other options.  I wanted a knit in Cobalt Blue. Since, I couldn’t find what I wanted I settled for a nice Navy Blue Ponte Roma Knit.

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Pattern Review

Were the instructions easy to follow? The instructions were pretty easy to follow….an I’m pattern challenged…lol.

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:  The next time I work with this pattern, I would not use interfacing on the yoke back.  I would like less stiffness/structure in this area.

Pattern Description: Loose-fit, pullover dress with princess seams, side opening for self belt, self-lined yoke back  back pleats/ neck slit with button/thread loop closing, and shaped hemline.

Does the dress look like what is pictured on the pattern? Yes it absolutely does

Fabric Used:  Ponte Roma Knit (which is great because depending on how you accessories/style it, you can dress it up or down.  This fabric was really easy to work with and sews like a dream.

Is the pattern true to size: Yes 

I highly reccommend this pattern because it’s easy to construct, not alot of pattern pieces, looks fabulous and the pattern offers other options like a high low top, color blocking and lenthening the hemline for a totally different look than the high low.

Feel free to check out one my favorite blogger’s MimiGStyle. She did a great overview on this pattern in RED.

Happy Sewing!!

Until Next Time,

Sewloveable ☺

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