Another version of McCall’s 6953

After making more refinements based on previous iterations of McCall’s 6953, I made another version of McCall’s 6953.

I used a cotton plaid flannel which would normally seem more suited to pajamas than dresses, but turns out to make a pretty comfy dress. I trim the dress in white cotton. When I tried on the bodice during a fitting, I noticed that the Peter Pan collar and the white faux pocket flaps made the dress look too much like a Catholic schoolgirl’s uniform, so I spiced up the design a bit with a peek-a-boo tulle netting band near the hem. I trimmed the band with the same white cotton fabric used for the collar and pocket flaps. I slip stitched the band’s trim to the tulle so it won’t stick out:

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I bound the tulle band’s raw edges with rayon seam binding. I also catch stitched the band’s upper seam allowance so it will stay in place up against the skirt.

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And oh, I made a matching hair scrunchie, with the same white trim! 🙂