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McCall’s Pattern 6695 – Lace Sweetheart Dress

McCalls Pattern 6695 Lace Dress FrontMcCalls Pattern 6695 Lace Dress BackMcCalls Pattern 6695 Lace Dress SideI created Dress A from McCall's pattern 6695 and it's really lovely. In fact, my nickname for it is β€œThe Sweetheart Dress.” (Am I the only one who nicknames garments?) Maybe it's the cream and red combo, but it really looks like a sweet and romantic dress. It's perfect for Valentine's Day or really any event where you want to turn heads. The style of 6695 reminds me of a beautiful blend of Grecian and retro. It has a classic one shoulder style and enough pleats in the skirt to make it perfect for twirling.

Utilizing two different laces (or eyelet), this dress is unique and fun. If you never did an overlay before, you'll be surprised at how easy it is to create this look. It also uses a bunch of different fundamental sewing elements so, as a beginner, you'll learn new skills. In the construction of this dress, you'll learn how to create an overlay, create an elastic casing, put in an invisible zipper, and add pockets. Learning has never been so easy or fun as we take you through every step in the creation of this dress.

To purchase this pattern, you can order it from the McCall's website here.

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20 thoughts on “McCall’s Pattern 6695 – Lace Sweetheart Dress

  1. Irene

    Oops…thought this was for the little girl dress…lol. That’s okay! If I win it, I’ll be making a dress for me then!

  2. Irene

    I’m so glad I found you on Youtube! Your’ tutorials are great and exactly what I’ve been looking for to learn how to sew! Thank you!! I hope I can win the pattern and make this for my 5-year-old daughter!

  3. SewSassy

    Just popping to say great job on the video…I’m on my 2nd watch just enjoying how thorough you have been. Today I signed into craftster for the fist time in years, poked around and found out about the tutorial and contest. Best wishes.

  4. Charlie Loxely

    I love this dress, particularly the one with two shoulders, and would love to see it in two offset but complimentary textures. Lace isn’t for me, so I might also play with fabrics with a slight nap to them, but orient them differently. Please enter me for the draw – I have SO many ideas on how to play with this pattern! (LOL)

    Cheers, and Happy Asian New Year.


    I absolutely love your videos!! I would love to be entered for a chance to win this pattern!! Is it too late for a coat or leather jacket tutorial?

  6. Chris Lucas

    Oh how exciting! I just checked out the pattern and I’d love to win. I think I would make view C or view D for my body type. D would give me some coverage for my upper arms. Like they say you’ve gotta be in it to win it… and I”m in πŸ™‚

  7. xperimentl

    I am usually inspired by a design or pattern and then go on the hunt for the perfect fabric. I appreciate your videos. I am pattern-phobic, so I can use any help that I can get to understand them. I found you via Craftster.

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