Completed Project: Handmade Wrap Dress

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Wrap Dress, McCall 6959 - Anita Boeira

Happy to introduce the newest item of my wardrobe: a wrap dress. That I made. Yup, Okay, at this point no one is surprised anymore, right?  This week’s creation is a McCall 6959 wrap dress from their most recent Summer collection. I bought it on one of their $3,99 sales and could not be happier with this pattern. It was incredibly easy to make (despite some mistakes on my part), and I love the end result. There are things I wish that were better, of course, for example, I think the top should fit more snuggly, but I guess that’s a problem with all wrap dresses. Maybe I should just make my next wrap dress with knit, so then I can just sew it shut. I might just do that.

Anyway, here are some pictures from the dress, taken in Park City this past weekend.

Wrap Dress, McCall 6959 - Anita Boeira

I made this dress with a rayon challis I bought that is just a dream it’s so soft. So so so so soft, and super flowy. I love it. I have so much of it, I made this dress, a shirt for my mom, a Belcarra Blouse for me (to be blogged) and I still have some left. The fabric that keeps on giving! Good thing I like it so much! Another thing I love about this dress was that I attempted a new technique for the hem, one that works especially well for thin and flowy fabrics like this one. It worked like a charm, and it gives the bottom of the dress some extra something, does that make sense? Sometimes words are hard.

Wrap Dress, McCall 6959 - Anita Boeira

Wrap Dress, McCall 6959 - Anita Boeira

 

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  • http://www.nobleandpond.blogspot.com Megan Kubasch

    I love this dress!!! Once we get settled in Connecticut I am going to start making my own clothes. I can never find anything that suits my style anymore.

  • The McCall Pattern Company

    Nice work! Very flattering dress on you.

  • anitaboeira

    Thank you! I love it.

  • anitaboeira

    You should try this one! It’s super easy! I love making clothes… :)

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