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McCalls 7714 view B dress

Silver Rose

McCalls 7714 view B dress
« on: April 02, 2020, 16:40:38 PM »
Today I cut this dress out from the pretty Pamplona floral cotton lawn, it took some time but I am back in the sewing world :)  [ You are not allowed to view attachments ]  
This version has a full skirt with unpressed pleats so lots of marking (tailor tacks)  to be done. I ached for a while afterwards but felt better after filling up with couscous and lots of vegetables. Just had a little snooze. More sewing tomorrow I hope.
« Last Edit: April 02, 2020, 16:45:05 PM by Silver Rose »
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SkoutSews

Re: McCalls 7714 view B dress
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2020, 16:55:21 PM »
Nice style, looking forward to hearing about your progress.

The unpressed pleats are reminiscent of Vogue 9267  which was one I was considering for my mother-of-the-groom dress for August.  It probably won't be needed until later now though.

UttaRetch

Re: McCalls 7714 view B dress
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2020, 17:04:10 PM »
Here is an excellent version of Vogue 9267. 
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Vezelay

Re: McCalls 7714 view B dress
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2020, 17:45:19 PM »
I have that pattern Silver Rose, came with a sewing mag a while back. I dont really wear dresses  but I'm drawn to this one. I found some useful tips on Sewing Pattern Review - i look forward to seeing your version!

charlotte

Re: McCalls 7714 view B dress
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2020, 09:27:15 AM »
Love this! Very excited to see your finished dress.

Silver Rose

Re: McCalls 7714 view B dress
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2020, 10:14:05 AM »
I made view C (the fitted version) last autumn in a very bright cerise pink jersey and was pleased with it, I do love princess seams.
« Last Edit: April 03, 2020, 13:17:55 PM by Silver Rose »
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Silver Rose

Re: McCalls 7714 view B dress
« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2020, 14:21:09 PM »
Spent ages pinning the pleats in this morning so no more today. I am not going to line the bodice as per the pattern so I'll cut out facings for the front and back neckline also I'll have to rummage about for a suitable zip.
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Silver Rose

Re: McCalls 7714 view B dress
« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2020, 12:36:06 PM »
Making slow progress, not able to post recently as the broadband keeps going off. Next job is to join bodice and skirt together, haven't got suitable zip so I'll be stuck for a while. I need to order more fabric and some habby stuff.
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Silver Rose

Re: McCalls 7714 view B dress
« Reply #8 on: May 10, 2020, 12:58:23 PM »
I got the zip in and the sleeves hemmed and ready to go in and the fit is good. I'm having a lie down now as I am hurting a bit. Maybe carry on tomorrow
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Silver Rose

Re: McCalls 7714 view B dress
« Reply #9 on: May 13, 2020, 14:54:28 PM »
All done except for the hem, it looks  very nice on, I am pleased with it. More fabric arriving soon.
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Efemera

Re: McCalls 7714 view B dress
« Reply #10 on: May 13, 2020, 15:13:42 PM »
 Picture?

Silver Rose

Re: McCalls 7714 view B dress
« Reply #11 on: May 13, 2020, 16:41:26 PM »
@Efemera when the hem is done and I have someone to take a decent photo.
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Silver Rose

Re: McCalls 7714 view B dress
« Reply #12 on: May 17, 2020, 10:21:07 AM »
Had this photo taken yesterday, I need a hair cut!
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Greybird

Re: McCalls 7714 view B dress
« Reply #13 on: May 17, 2020, 10:25:25 AM »
Very nice! I love the fabric and the shape really suits you.

Silver Rose

Re: McCalls 7714 view B dress
« Reply #14 on: May 17, 2020, 10:38:47 AM »
Thank you @Greybird , I am very pleased with it, can't wait to wear it to go to a nice pub or restaurant.
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