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Blue Twill Shirtdress

Added Jan 8, 2010

by the-gilded-bee

Harlan, Iowa, Un...






Another dress made from a favorite altered new look pattern.
This was my first time making fabric covered buttons, and I really love them. :)
blogged here:

Material Notes

cotton twill




Garment Type

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    Jan 10, 2010, 03.55 AMby sewgurlwmu

    Thanks! I’m going to have to give this a try :)

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    • Jc_daffodils02_large

      Jan 10, 2010, 05.18 AMby the-gilded-bee

      cool. ;)
      I’d love to see what you create :):):)

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    Jan 8, 2010, 03.43 PMby Fletcher & Fenn

    love the dress!!! looks fantastic. great job!!!!!

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    • Jc_daffodils02_large

      Jan 10, 2010, 03.50 AMby the-gilded-bee

      thank you, this pattern is great to work with, I did a lot of altering. I omitted the back darts, lengthened the sleeves, traded a favorite skirt pattern for the one in the pattern, and tweaked the collar.

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    Jan 8, 2010, 03.19 PMby icecjan


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  • Looking_at_you_large

    Jan 8, 2010, 03.18 PMby sunnilj9

    I really like it! Great work!

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  • Ashleigh1_large

    Jan 8, 2010, 04.43 AMby sewgurlwmu

    I love it. What’s the number?

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    • Jc_daffodils02_large

      Jan 10, 2010, 03.53 AMby the-gilded-bee

      hello there ;)
      thank you!
      {I’ll go look in the sewing room…}

      brand: New Look (div. of Simplicity)
      Number: 6587

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    Jan 8, 2010, 03.14 AMby nettie

    Love this! Store bought shirt dresses never fit me. This inspires me to make my own.

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    • Jc_daffodils02_large

      Jan 8, 2010, 04.00 AMby the-gilded-bee

      thank you! :)
      The new look/ simplicity patterns are my favorite, they are so straightforward to make. :):):)

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