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McCalls 6120

Hello retro lovers, here is the result of my latest sewing project, using the pattern below, McCall’s 6120. I’m not sure what year the pattern is from as I can’t find it on the Vintage Sewing Pattern Wiki – any ideas? I made the red bow out of leftover fabric from another dress. More pictures and info on my blog 🙂
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  • Polly Esther June 16, 2010, 7:44 am

    Really cute dress, love the belt! Regarding the age of the pattern, based on the hairstyles and the skirt length suggested in the envelope illustration, I think it's from 1960, give or take a year.

  • Katherine @ ZipZapKap June 16, 2010, 7:52 am

    It's from 1961 : )

  • Adrienne June 16, 2010, 8:32 am

    I like this one. The neck is still a bit too open for me; but it is much nicer than anything we can find in the stores. This is a more modest pattern. Beautiful job!

  • Karen @ Mars Needs Fabric June 16, 2010, 11:44 am

    Great work! I like that pattern, especially the neckline on the one you made.

  • Tilly June 16, 2010, 1:31 pm

    1961 eh? Thanks Katherine! (How did you know, by the way?)

  • nancy June 17, 2010, 11:55 am

    What a sweet dress. I love the addition of the bow!

  • MarieBayArea June 18, 2010, 6:58 pm

    this is just fabulous. i love the red bow belt.

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