McCall’s 7119, Part Two

McCall’s 7119, Part Two

Hello all!!!  I’m putting the finishing touches on my birthday dress, it looks like I’ll make the deadline!  In the meantime, I wanted to share the second dress I made for maxi dress sew along.  It is basically the same version of  McCall’s 7119 that I made for myself, with some minor changes.

Oh hey Amanda!
Oh hey Amanda!

My friend Amanda lives in Maryland, so there was no opportunity for fitting before I made this. Since it’s a wrap dress, the fit is pretty forgiving, but I do wish I could fix the way it sticks out near her shoulder. For her version, I added about 6 inches to length, because she is an Amazon, that lucky girl! I also used a knit for this dress, instead of the woven that the pattern calls for. Having made this pattern before, I wasn’t too worried about any problems there, though it is probably causing the bodice issue.

Teeny waist!
Teeny waist!

To finish the hem, I just did a rolled hem with my serger. It’s a casual dress and I just like the girl touch it gives it. Plus…I fucking hate doing hems. I did try somewhat to match the stripes, but I didn’t agonize over it. Overall, I’m happy with it. Bring it with you next time you come in, Amanda, I’ll fix your bodice! Happy sewing 🙂

4 thoughts on “McCall’s 7119, Part Two

    1. Thanks! Looking at the bodice is driving me nuts. Oh I thought you might, it’s very “Amy” lol. Well…SOMETIMES I don’t mind doing it hahaha

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