M6394: A New Dress

Remember my last post. A very sad post. I was hurting a little. The plaid dress came out very big in the shoulders and all over was just not right. I thought I was done. A couple of hours went by and I realized I wasn't done. I wasn't gonna let a pattern- a piece … Continue reading M6394: A New Dress

McCalls 6394 Redo

I just posted this morning how I failed at this dress pattern and I'm already back to say I'm on my way to a better fitting bodice. I took Jodi's suggestion from the comments to add to the side panels instead of the front bodice piece. This made a huge difference. Even using the unaltered … Continue reading McCalls 6394 Redo

Plaid Dress Fail

Remember this dress I was set out to make? Well, I started out by working on the pattern alterations and did my normal FBA (Full Bust Adjustment, for those of you late to my party). This pattern comes with 4 different cup sizes for the bodice so I started with the largest one- and yes, … Continue reading Plaid Dress Fail