McCall’s 7405 DIY Gathered-Neckline Maxi Dress + Pattern Review

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Hello Everyone! My last post was in July because I’ve been super busy with some other major projects that required a significant amount of my time. However, recently I was able to sit back at my sewing machine to whip up this really quick maxi dress before the summer officially comes to an end. This is a super easy pattern and perfect for a beginner. I’ve also included a pattern review below. I bought my rhinestone Aviator sunglasses from Francescas and you can purchase them HERE. Happy Tuesday!




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Pattern Description: Misses Gathered-Neckline Dress using McCall’s 7405 View D

 

Pattern Sizing:  I cut a size Small.

 

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?  Yes

 

Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes

 

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?  I love everything about this pattern and it’s great for a beginner because it’s categorized as a “Learn to Sew”.

 

Fabric used: I used a royal blue crepe fabric that I purchased from The Fabric Store last year.

 

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: I had to adjust and raise the armholes and take in the sides near the bust for a better fit.

 

Would you sew it again? I see at least one more of these in my future especially in a print.

 

Interested in learning how to sew? Click HERE or the SEW IT! ACADEMY link on the right to get started!

 

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Photographer: Say Cheese Photography and Studio, LLC on Facebook and Instagram

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