Sunday, November 13, 2011

More Vacation Garments with M6346 and M6083

I'm so far behind. Still trying to review summer garments made for vacation. Well these are the last three. Then I can move on to more new projects.

Can you believe next week is Thanksgiving? Wow! I can't. Time is moving at warp speed. Christmas is around the corner. Don't blink. Lol

Now for the reviews:

My daughter asked for two dresses made using M6346

Pattern Description: MISSES' DRESSES IN TWO LENGTHS: Loose-fitting dress has elasticized neckline and sleeves.

Pattern Sizing: 8 - 22; I used size 10 with.

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, it did. I made some slight changes.

Were the instructions easy to follow? Nothing difficult or confusing in the instructions. Very easy to sew.

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? DD picked this one. The ruffled skirt of view C is her favorite. No dislikes.

Fabric Used: Fuschia gauze and yellow cotton blend from Vogue.

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: No alterations. I eliminated the little tie at the neckline.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? No. twice is enough. But I do recommend it to others. It's a quick little summer dress.

This is a quick and easy pattern to sew. It's great for casual summer wear.

Second, short review:

I decided to make M6083 again. This time view E. I used my gift fabric from Andrea and omitted the pockets and belt. I only make a crotch adjustment and lengthen the pants.

This print is definitely the speaker and the jumpsuit didn't need a lot of details to be noticed.

I wore it the day we were out and about in St. Kitts. It's was just as easy to make as the first. That's it for clothing made for my vacation.

Now back to fall/winter sewing. Upcoming reviews on a few things cut and ready to sew. And to help celebrate Thanksgiving and all the delicious food we all plan to cook, I will post my mom's recipe for Banana Pudding, one of my favorite desserts.

Happy Sewing!


  1. I think the dresses are very sweet but the pants-playsuit is absolutely adorable on you! And you look so happy wearing it!!!!! :)

  2. Cute vacation garments and the jumpsuit came out great. Andrea finds the perfect fabric.

  3. Your daughter looks great in both dresses. Love the bright fabric. Your jumpsuit is drop dead gorgeous. You wear it very well. Love the fabric.

  4. The pink dress for your daughter is great! I may have to look up that pattern. The print on your dress is stunning. I'm sure you turned many heads.

  5. I love the dresses. I bypassed this pattern so many times. Maybe the next time it's on sale, I'll pick it up. Your jumpsuit is TDF! I love the pattern. Great fit and styling. You look fabulous.

  6. My fave is the yellow dress--so kicky! I am not a jumpsuit person, but I have to admit you're working it!!!

  7. Luv the jumpsuit fabric!!! It's to cute! I myself have this jumpsuit 3 times! I love the pattern!

  8. You gals look great, you must have turned lots of heads. Lovely as always.

  9. All of those garments just scream, "Vacation!". They're bright, fun and ready to play.

  10. This is a lovely holiday proof garments. I specially love the yellow dress

  11. All of these and your white dress from the previous post look so professional. The yellow and hot pink were great choices for summer clothes. I just love the print you used for the jumpsuit.

  12. All of them look wonderful. Great job.

  13. Your DD's dresses are very nice, but I LOVE your jumpsuit!!

  14. What a great dress for out-and-about in St Kitts!



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