McCall's 7622 - #sewpurpletoendalz

Hello everyone and HAPPY SUNDAY! Today I am sharing my most recent make which is McCall’s 7622, and this is not only my most recent make but this is my contribution for the challenge that is being hosted by Michelle of Michellesewsagain, and the challenge is called #sewpurpletoendalz! Note: If you prefer to WATCH a more detailed review, you can do that by clicking here! Also, the video includes a detailed Look Book!


Michelle is hosting this challenge because October marks one year since she lost her dad to Alzheimer’s, so she thought it would be a good month to host a challenge that raises awareness and hopefully money for the Alzheimer’s Association.

If you want to participate in this challenge, all you have to do is sew something PURPLE between the dates of Oct 1 - Oct 31. You can sew ANYTHING purple for ANYONE so make sure you post a picture of your make on Instagram and use the #sewpurpletoendalz and tag Michelle @michellesewsagain to be entered to win one of FIVE PRIZES, and she also asked that you tag the sponsors, which are: @rebeccajpage & @stylearc

Michell is also raising money for the Alzheimer’s Association by donating a dollar for every entry of the challenge but not to exceed $500, however, her goal is 1,000.00!!

If YOU would like to donate money, Michelle has set up a tribute page for her father and you can click on that link to donate and I will put that link below. You can also visit Michelle’s page to get to the link as well!

Tribute page for Bruce Walker Sr

http://act.alz.org/goto/Bruce_Walker


Below you will find pictures off the dress that I made as my contribution! I show pictures of how you wear it as a normal dress/party dress and also how you can pair it with other items so that it is wearable for work!! You can also watch the YouTube video for the full review here! If you prefer not to watch, a less detailed review will be below!!

Front View - Below

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Work front viewview - below

Front work view walking - below

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Flyer for challenge - below

Pattern used below

Pattern Review

Pattern Number: McCall’s 7622 View: I made view F, and I made this view because I wanted the cold shoulder detail. FABRIC Recommendations: Two-way Stretch Knits (50% Cross Grain): Jerseys, Cotton Knit, Metallic Knit, Rib Knit.

Pattern Description: Misses’ knit swing dresses with neck and sleeve variations Sewing Skill Level: The skill level is not rated but I am here to tell you that it is very easy! Pattern Pieces: Front, back, collar and the sleeves!!!! Notions Needed: Thread

Pattern Sizing: XS-XL Availability: I think this pattern is now only available as a digital download.

Size that I Cut: L

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope? Yes

Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes What did you particularly like about the pattern? I like that this pattern has so many views that can be made for all types of occasions.

What did you particularly dislike about the pattern? The only think that I disliked about the pattern was the finished measurements were not on the back of the pattern. Fabric Used: Purple crushed velvet.

Purchased: Walmart

Alterations or changes: No Any modification recommendations: No Would you recommend it to others? Yes! Earrings/Necklace: From my stash Shoes: Nine West Boots: Rue 21

You can watch the full video by clicking the video below!!!


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