McCalls 6554

I finished this about a week ago. It’s a “Fashion Star” pattern (remember that show?) that I’ve had but never made.

I really didn’t make any alterations to this pattern. It’s actually pretty quick to put together. One of the features that I really like are the pockets. I really like in-seam pockets. The belt, which can be optional, I think helps to pull the look together.

This picture above is without the belt. The bodice is lined (I used batiste). If I had thought about it at the time, I would have lined the skirt also. The fabric is a cotton linen blend that I bought last year and never got around to using.

The only thing that I did differently than the instructions was to use a regular zipper. And the only reason I did that is because that’s what I had in my stash! LOL! I’m using up as much as I possibly can while still make the things I want.

This is a really nice, comfortable dress to wear. My husband even complimented me on it. So, it’s all good.

14 thoughts on “McCalls 6554

  1. Just found your blog and love it. I will be catching up by reading your past posts.
    Nice patterns choices for your figure and nice choice of altering for modesty.

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