Saturday, 19 January 2013

Cycling and Fashion...

McCall's Patterns recently came out with their new spring patterns. Some of the patterns are quite cute. I know I'm suppose to do some sewing with the patterns that I have in my stash but a gal can look, right?

These patterns caught my eye not because they are anything that I want to add to my pattern stash. I found them interesting because they chose to style some of their spring patterns with bicycles. I love that yellow bike! But this is a sewing blog, so lets take a look at the patterns.

The "Damn, I keep falling off my bike because I'm wearing four inch
spiked heals" tunic. McCall's 6702.   

The "When is my boyfriend going to get a car?" dress.  McCall's 6706

The "Look I can pop a wheelie!" dress. McCall's 6701

The "forget this I'm waiting for a cab" outfit. McCall's 6709

The "do I really have to look like a teenager to ride a bike?" look.
McCall's 6710.
Okay, I like this one. Some legging with it and this would work. McCall's 6696.
And can you believe the model is wearing practical footwear in this shot?
Don't worry, I won't break my sewing resolution on this pattern, I have enough shirt dress patterns to keep me going.


6 comments:

  1. I always ride my bike in stilettos and a dress with a train, don't you? :-P

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  2. Ooohhhh, yes! And I always kneel on the ground in white pants...doesn't everybody????

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  3. I appreciated the pic with the helmet AND spiked heels- safety first! But I must say, getting my mullet skirt caught in the chain has always been an issue!

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  4. Can the direction of the wind be changed? There's nothing on my biike to hold my skirt/dress where I put it, ROFL :)

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  5. I will not buy another shirt-dress pattern. I will not buy another shirt-dress pattern. I will not buy another shirt-dress pattern.

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  6. I LOVE your snarky comments on these pics. As a bicyclist and sewer who has been known to ride her bike in many things that aren't truly bike-riding friendly (and only occasionally catching a skirt hem in the chain), I can relate!

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