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BurdaStyle Prairie Shirt Dress 04/2011 #107

Added May 11, 2014

by purplegoat

Sydney, Australia

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Description

I bought this fabric from Spotlight in the January sales for something like $3 a metre. When purchasing fabric I always just buy what I’m drawn to with no particular plan on what I’ll make from it (my overflowing stash can attest to this!).

I decided I needed a shirt dress and found a couple of options in back issues, settling on this version – the BurdaStyle Prairie Shirt Dress 042011 #107 pattern I altered to have buttons right down the front, and tapered the waist in, plus used the collar instead of the small stand-up collar used in the model shot. I also have to say, I’m quite short and very short in the body, for some reason my bodice looks much shorter than the model shot – perhaps I didn’t add seam allowance?

(you can see more at http://veryvintagevixen.wordpress.com)

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    May 20, 2014, 05.13 AMby purplegoat

    Thanks all!

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    May 12, 2014, 08.53 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Great dress! Congrats on being featured! :-)

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    May 12, 2014, 03.41 PMby kristikaarlop

    Cute dress, love the fabric:)

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    May 12, 2014, 01.54 PMby kisses

    Nice print and your shoes is fabulous

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    May 11, 2014, 10.45 AMby maggieg5

    great fabric and the dress look great to

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    May 11, 2014, 09.21 AMby liliv-1

    It’s a very cute dress and looks perfect with your pretty shoes.

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