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Shirt Dress First Attempt

Added Aug 1, 2011

by Vicki Ball

Ashington, Unite...






This was my first ever dressmaking attempt in adulthood – I could have chosen myself something easier to start with!!

I used and I have actually worn this and enjoyed it. If I make it again I’ll probably put interfacing on the buttonhole bits (the instructions probably told me to do this and I didn’t read it properly). I’ll also maybe put a slit in the back, due to rather embarrasingly splitting it while playing rounders. I’d probably also use a silky fabric too (like it suggested!).

Oh well you live and you learn!

Material Notes

slate grey spotty cotton




Garment Type

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    Dec 11, 2011, 05.57 AMby aurorapoison

    Does this pattern really not come with seam allowances?

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    Aug 12, 2011, 02.42 PMby arielleajibade

    For a 1st project its really good. Well done!

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    Aug 6, 2011, 10.17 PMby naughtyshorts

    nice one!!

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    Aug 2, 2011, 09.10 AMby Vicki Ball

    :) Thank you!

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    Aug 1, 2011, 06.54 PMby Lora Martinez

    Well done for your first attempt, you done good!

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