Sewing for Others: McCalls 6465

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Hello all! My Mother in Law asked if I can make a dress for her that she could wear to a wedding Memorial Day weekend. Of course I jumped at the opportunity since I want to learn how to sew for different body types. Read on for more pics and info.

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McCalls 6696 Shirt Dress

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Happy Monday! For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to make this dress but have been too afraid of it because:

  1. It’s not a knit.
  2. There’s buttons AND a collar!
  3. It’s a dress, not a skirt.

Although it’s by no means perfect, I’m SO PROUD of myself for finishing the dress in a weekend and not giving up. It was a very frustrating experience but it has inspired me to keep trying!

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