My first shirt dress with weird results

Added Oct 2, 2011

by veronicadarling

Melbourne, Austr...

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I paired some weird fabric with a weird pattern, and got a weird result. It looks much better than it feels when I’m wearing it, and I’ve totally tried to wear it a few times and always felt uncomfortable and bulky.

Oh well! Might suit someone else one day!

My original blog post
& The Sew Weekly post

Material Notes

thrifted cotton, second hand buttons

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Material
Cotton, Blends, Polyester

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    Oct 3, 2011, 10.56 AMby anna agyekum

    I really like it Your Photos are great too. I have a shirtwaster that has no darts in it and i feel very simmilar in that but get comlements when i wear it! Love the fabric x

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    Oct 3, 2011, 10.16 AMby daisylynn

    I agree with ichigogirl, you look fab. Although I understand when one feels weird, one doesn’t like to wear the clothes even if others say you look good… Keep trying, though, this dress is lovely, it’s sure to worm itself into your heart someday!

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    Oct 2, 2011, 05.28 PMby ichigogirl

    Oh, but it’s so pretty on you! And the fabric isn’t weird, it’s fabulous! Is it a tad big, perhaps? I made a very similar blouse from a vintage pattern, and it ran big, definitely. Still, it’s nice. You should wear it with a wide, black belt and boots, it’d look great!

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