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Monday, June 18, 2012

New Patterns Announced: Simplicity AND McCall's!

So I hadn't been checking the pattern websites for a few days, and apparently that is when they decided to put out their new patterns!  McCall's and Simplicity both have new patterns out, so I figure I will start with McCall's.

Most of the McCall's patterns seem to be part of their new "Fashion Star" line - mostly easy to sew dresses and a jacket.  They are ok, but nothing that I am overly excited about:

M6602 - Fashion Star Sheath Dress

M6611 - Fashion Star Jacket
There are lots of large baggy tops, and kids and crafts items too.  None worth showing.  There are only three patterns I am actually interested in this time around:

M6629 - I am always a sucker for costumes.

M6610 - Do I need another jeans pattern?  Probably not.
Will I get it anyway?  Maybe.

M6604 - Cowl neck for wovens!

I think it looks kinda cute in the plaid - I will probably get this pattern at least.
Overall not the most exciting pattern release.  I might get a few of these patterns, but nothing I am dying to make up right away.

On to Simplicity.  Overall this selection was pretty much a snoozefest as well.  There were some Project Runway patterns...

S1781 - I have a pile of Burda jackets I love more than this,
but this PR pattern was more interesting than their sack dress.
A Cynthia Rowley...

S1783 - I sort of like the shirts a little bit.
And a semi-interesting dress pattern...

S1778 - Meh.  Is ok.
Oh, and then there was this 1940s Retro release:

S1777 - Pretty!
Ok, so maybe there is really only one pattern in this group that I am interested in, but it is a pretty awesome pattern!

So, overall, not much to get excited over, but I will be wanting to get at least a few of these patterns at an upcoming sales.  What do you all think?  Did I miss anything?  Any of these catch your fancy?  Are you into the 1940s retro dress or no?

6 comments:

  1. I agree with your comments. Nothing that has me too excited, but that's ok, I have a big backlog of patterns anyway!

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    1. Wait, I have to revise my *yawn* just a bit. THe back of that first sheath dress got me to sit up straighter... otherwise, *yawn*

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  3. Me three - although I don't mind that woven cowel neck top either.

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  4. The only thing I'd be interested in making is that woven cowl neck. That's pretty cool.

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  5. The only thing I'd be interested in making is that woven cowl neck. That's pretty cool.

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