Yesterday I shared my over all review of the McCalls 6696 pattern and today I am talking about my first version. I made it out of a flat king sized bed sheet (very Sound of Music) to test the fit but, luckily, it turned out pretty wearable!
I think I have found my second TNT (tried and true) pattern for spring/summer! After my Colfax dresses went so well, I was more confident with trying a new pattern. I have fallen in love with shirtdresses after watching endless episodes of Call the Midwife, so I thought McCall’s 6696 would be a good choice!
McCall’s 6696 is a shirtdress with a separate button band, collar and collar stand, and buttons. It is a very versatile pattern with many modifications included!
Over the next week I will be sharing each of my makes, but for today here is my overall review of the pattern: