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McCall's: Summer 2014

Summer is the time for vacations, going to the beach, and fabulous fashion! Check out these new McCall's Summer 2014 patterns to spruce up your wardrobe for the summer.

THE PERFECT PARTY DRESS
McCall's pattern M6956 includes four variations of a pleated dress that would be perfect to wear to a party or picnic!

Each of the dresses have boning, are close-fitting, include a self-lined bra, princess seams, pleated skirt variations, and a back zipper. View A has buttons on the front bodice and purchased trim around the hem; view B is cut on the crosswise grain, and view C includes hand tacking to form the hem drape and a self belt. Views A, C, and D have shoulder strap variations and a narrow hem. Separate pattern pieces are included for cup sizes A/B, C, and D.

These patterns are designed for medium weight woven fabrics including cotton blends, polished cotton, broadcloth, or gingham. Notions needed for views A, B, C, and D are one 14-inch zipper, 1 1/4 yards of 1/4-inch covered boning, and a hook and eye. Extra notions needed for view A include three 3/8- to  1/2-inch buttons and 3 1/2 yards of lace trim.

mccalls pattern m6956

mccalls pattern m6956

SWEET SUMMER TOP
This ruffled, mock-wrap, belted tunic from McCall's pattern M6961 is light weight and great for a breezy summer day.

The three views include mock wrap tops and tunics that have a bias upper front, are close-fitting, have lined upper bodice sections, gathered lower section variations, a side zipper, and a narrow hem. View A includes shoulder straps, while views A and B include a belt, and view C includes an elasticized lower sleeve edge. Views B, C, and D have an elasticized upper sleeve edge .

All three views are designed for light to medium weight woven fabrics such as cotton blends, georgette, crepe de chine, or handkerchief linen. Notions needed for all views include one 12-inch zipper. For views B, C, and D, 3/4 yards of 1/4-inch-wide elastic is needed, and for views B and D, 1 1/2 yards of 1/4-inch elastic is required.

mccalls pattern m6961

mccalls pattern m6961

EmilyBerube

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