Friday, December 12, 2014

Spring McCall's are here!!

Already?!!? WOW!

HERE

They have a new model and she is giving me LIFE!!! 

There are tons of sweet dresses that I do not need; these two stand out for me

7088:


7081:

7082: I'm buying this for DD. This is a perfect dress for a young lady. She will need this dress at some point. I love the colorblocking options.


7099: I know many are anti jumpsuit but I still love the IDEA of a really classy one. And I like this one! I think the tapered leg with wrap front is perfect!


But not the shorts version

7100: I couldn't sew up any of the extra voluminous Burda baseball jackets and there's nothing about the Riegel bomber that makes me want to pay $30+ for it so this may be a win





7093: LOVE FEST



7098: Nice options for shorts, capris, cropped pants...


Uncertain about the split leg trousers. I tried to like them when Burda did them and here comes McCall's nearly 2.5 years later...Eh.

Burda 08/2012 #129

I hope these hit the store soon because I am trying to go on a pattern fast. HAHAHAHA!!!! :)

17 comments:

  1. lool i see some cute ones for sure. And if you're not a fan of the riegel bomber, simplicity has a bomber just like it. i can't think of the number off the top of my head though.

    I'm bout to go on a pattern fast too. i need to go head and let my creative juices flow if i want to deviate from the patterns i already have lol

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  2. The new model is darling. And I hope my daughter doesn't see that jumpsuit, 'cause I know she will want it (I like it too)

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  3. The pattern releases were a total win for me this time...especially love some of the tops!

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  4. Hooray for dresses! I'm fond of 7081, 7084 and 7087.

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  5. Glad to see you like this collection! Looking forward to seeing your makes.

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  6. 7082 and 7100 are nice. McCalls just didn't bring it for me this season. I didn't see anything that stood out. A lot of the stuff look like patterns I already have.

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  7. The jumpsuit is for knits!? Yessssssss!!

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  8. For me, the theme of this release is "cheaper versions of popular indie patterns". The baseball jacket is a dead ringer for the Rigel, but with more seaming and inseam pockets instead of welts. There's a knit dress that's a sub for the Moneta. And that jumpsuit (which I love, as well) is a pretty close match to one of StyleArc's jumpsuits. I hadn't noticed the seamed pants/shorts until you pointed them out. Past experience has shown me that Big 4 patterns don't fit my butt well (I stick with StyleArc, Burda, and HotPatterns for pants), but that seaming has me intrigued.

    Love the new model, too! She reminds me a little of a smilier/younger Mariska Hargitay, who I love on SVU (my long-time guilty pleasure tv show).

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  10. I definitely liked this collection,good job McCalls!

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  11. I looked at the overview thumbnails and though... meh. Then I looked at the details and alternate views... Yes, the stash will grow. I really like the pink dress!

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    1. And by pink I mean read stripes - 7081. That is the top of my list.

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  12. Funny, that jumpsuit was all over the place in the eighties, just like that. All it needs are bigger shoulder pads! The tee looks like a keeper and the dress for your daughter is lovely, very lady like. I like them all,minus the jumpsuit. You know, those bathroom issues!

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  13. That model is adorable! Love her haircut.

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  14. I love 7093 - so cute. Although I am not a jumpsuit person, I agree that 7099 is a classy one and I can definitely see you rocking it.

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  15. I love that little tee - it's the pockets I think. I agree, splits up pants aren't a great look except for those people with extremely long legs. Pattern fast - I should join you, but like all good dieats, I hope it is meant to be broken from time to time.

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  16. Holy cow! Spring!?! Who can think of spring at a time like this!?! I need to get through the holidays before I can shift my focus. BUT. Those dresses. They're really beautiful! I think I will have to find some time to sew both!

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