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Finished: Italian Brocade Sheath Dress


I’m calling this my Anna Wintour dress, because it reminds me of the brightly patterned sheath dresses the Vogue editor favors. I like the classic and timeless appeal of this particular design. It looks like it might stay in style for a few years, right? I figure this dress …

My Dress-in-Progress Report


I’m making McCall’s 6460, a simple sheath dress with raglan short sleeves, out of the silk-blend matelassé I blogged about May 22. Here’s a quick recap of my sewing process so far:

  1. Since this pattern was new to me, I made a muslin
  2. Made minor adjustments to the muslin to accommodate my