I needed lounge wear and easy to put on clothing for the foot surgery I had back in January. Dr. said I would be down for 6 weeks with no pressure on the foot. I am going into week 3 and he was right. So before my surgery I made a few pairs of Pajamas pants with wide bottoms to fit over my cast and this this piece. McCall’s 7061 Misses’ Dress View B, I liked the hooded version to add more warmth, as I am always cold.
Well once I tried it on and added my boots to it, I thought this could be worn as an outfit and not just lounge wear. It’s perfect to wear now and I wouldn’t have to worry about getting it over my pink fancy cast and it is long enough where I wouldn’t have worry if I was showing too much when riding my scooter when I need to go out.
I was happy with the length and how this one turned out, but not sure if I want or need another hooded dress in the fleece material. If I were to make it again, I would use a little bit lighter fabric, this one is heavy and will keep me warm for sure.
Pattern Description: Misses’ Tops, Dress, Shorts, Pants and Slippers
Pattern Sizing: 4-14 Cut a Size 8
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, It looked exactly like the envelope.
Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes, even with adding the hood to the top, the instructions were straight forward.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? liked the style of the dress.
Fabric Used: Fleece from Joann’s
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: No alterations were made on this one. I was able to cute the size 8 without any additional alterations.
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? I would make this garment again, maybe not in the heavy fleece fabric. I would pick a cotton or interlock Knit for another one.
Conclusion: This one is a winner for me. I love it.
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