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2nd times a charm!!! McCalls 6069

Okay so as we know I have only been sewing consective for about a few months now, without any instruction as far as a teacher, only the help of the web, lovely divas in blogland and books..So I am working on Mc Calls 6069 and this my second time with this pattern...I finished the dress the first time but felt I could do a better a job and really learn from my mistakes on this second dress...All I have to do is hem and add the elastic and hopefully, I will have a new dress to model for you :)  Happy sewing Divas!

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  1. Hi Candice and Thanks for becoming a follower. Also, Welcome to Blogland and the World of Sewing. You will enjoy it immensely and I look forward to your creations... Keep on stitching.

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  2. Hi & Welcome to blogland. Thanks for following my blog as well. I hope that it will be of encouragement to you to keep on sewing even if something doesn't come out as you expect. I look forward to see your sewing projects. Looks like you are doing a great job!

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  3. Thank you so much Sheila, I have been a silent follower of yours and countless others for much too long lol...I love all of your clothing that you make and you truly have a gift...Jackie thanks for the support as well, I just recently found your blog and so glad that I did...Your clothes are so beautifully done..

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