Shirt Dress

Added Jul 16, 2008

by bodedavis

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Description

I took a New Look blouse pattern and tweaked it. I cut the top shorter, finished the top and then added a waistband and skirt. I also had to add a side zipper in order to get the dress on and off. Turned out great – now if my husband would only take me somewhere fancy…

Material Notes

100% Cotton Poplin, invisible zipper, interfacing, buttons

Difficulty

Novice

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    Nov 11, 2008, 03.11 PMby missmojo-1

    Wow, I love this dress and it looks great! The fabric reminds me of the Finnish Marimekko brand – v. expensive designs and fabrics though!!! Good job :)

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    Jul 17, 2008, 12.59 PMby fabricaddict

    Lovely dress!! It deserves a date!

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    Jul 17, 2008, 11.49 AMby podge

    This is such a beautiful dress, I love it. The fabric is amazing and it looks fab on you.

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    Jul 17, 2008, 08.47 AMby mirela

    Beautiful!

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    Jul 17, 2008, 08.03 AMby serendipity

    Wow, beautiful dress. It suits you perfectly.

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    Jul 17, 2008, 06.34 AMby mysko

    Great job! I like the pattern very much.

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    Jul 17, 2008, 05.31 AMby naughtylittlepony

    I really like that. Suits you very nicely.

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    Jul 17, 2008, 04.51 AMby sunnyb64

    Love your choice of fabric, and it’s very flattering.

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    Jul 17, 2008, 01.02 AMby lybu

    I like how it turned out, I like the shape and fit. Great done !!!

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    Jul 16, 2008, 04.55 PMby jujubee

    I really like it! Which pattern did you use?

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    Jul 16, 2008, 03.24 PMby nenasew

    I love love love your dress. Its so gorgeous on you. I can see a red sexy shoe with it. Talk to this husband of yours- dates are important in a marriage.

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    Jul 16, 2008, 01.50 PMby alysonisneat

    I LOVE IT! This is so cute, I love how polished a shirt dress looks on almost anyone! That fabric is great.

    GREAT JOG!

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    Jul 16, 2008, 01.41 PMby nelliethemermaid

    I love this style dress and it suits you perfectly. I’m working on something similar but I think your one looks way more cool! I hope you get your fancy night out!

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    Jul 16, 2008, 01.39 PMby carlatv

    The flower fabric is great and I like the way the top opens into a “v”, it elongates the neck. May I ask which New Look pattern it was? You did a great job on the dress.

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