McCall's 4767 - Polka Dots!7:30 PM
Pattern: McCall's 4767 - View E
Description: Dresses A, D, E have shoulder straps; dress B has ribbon tie shoulder straps; dress C has front bands and buckle at upper edge; dress D has contrasting hem band; dress E has flounce skirt; dress F has flaps and pleated skirt.
Pattern Sizing: 7 - 16, I cut the 14 in the bodice and graded up
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Basically, except for a minor modification.
Fabric: Black with white polka dot cotton pique.
Were the instructions easy to follow? The instructions were very easy.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? I love all of the different variations. This is a great pattern to make really cute Summer dresses.
Pattern Alterations or any design changes you made: The one thing about having a tween daughter when they hit a growth spurt is that dresses are going to be either too big or too short. And this one was too short. I had to draft an additional flounce for the much needed length. I also added about 2" to the bodice. And I had to take in the sides of the bodice from the underarm to the waist. There was a ridiculous amount of ease there.
Conclusion: I made this dress for Mikaela's "Valentine's Day Dance" and she loves it. For the Summer, she can wear it with sandals for a casual look.