Me-Made-May 2019: McCall's 7381

What's not to love about a Spring wedding in Michigan, especially when the 
weather turns out perfect! 
One of my daughters' dear friends had a lovely outdoor barn wedding this month,
and I got to wear my new dress: McCall's 7381

Sewing Pattern Women's Dress Pattern, Loose Fit Pullover Dress Pattern, Long Dress Pattern, McCall's Sewing Pattern 7381
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I had this blouseweight Peachskin woven fabric from FabricMart  waiting on my shelf 
 and it worked perfectly with this McCall's pattern.
After reading a few reviews of this pattern, I knew the bodice might run a little big, 
so I did not make any adjustments there. Actually, I only made a couple of changes.
The pattern calls for lining the bodice, and I always prefer a lined bodice to using facings!
But I also lined the skirt, a quick and easy additional step that gave it a little more structure 
and also feels great! 
I was also able to pull this dress on easily, so I elected to hand sew the front overlap closed, rather
than use the snaps called for in the pattern directions.

Due to the outdoor nature of this event, I wore flat shoes. Next time a small heel would be nice.

Lovely celebration, and fun to share with our daughters and their husbands.


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