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Sunshine State Shift Dress

Added May 26, 2014

by trploceanmoon

Williamsburg, Vi...

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Description

A classic Florida style shift dress that I made for my daughter for our trip to the Florida Keys. More here:
http://www.amystebbins.com/2014/05/sunshine-state-shift-dress.html

Material Notes

Cotton Brocade

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Beach, Casual, Classic, Vintage, Mod
Material
Cotton, Blends, Other

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    Jun 12, 2014, 04.32 AMby heatherrique

    Such an upbeat and fine looking dress on your daughter!

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      Jun 18, 2014, 02.39 PMby trploceanmoon

      Thank you so much. :-) She likes to wear ladylike dresses. I am glad!

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    Jun 1, 2014, 03.39 AMby nadia r

    Looks beautiful, perfection! Great photos too x

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      Jun 18, 2014, 02.38 PMby trploceanmoon

      Thank you :-) my husband shot the photos. He always does a great job.
      PS-I love the cat in your photo there! What beautiful color and markings! Reminds me of autumn. :-)

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      Jun 26, 2014, 11.02 AMby nadia r

      Impressive shoot. Haha yes, my cat is called Simba for that reason. She’s a spoiled thing lol ;p

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    May 28, 2014, 05.16 PMby maggieg5

    lovely dress, lovely fabric and lovely photos :0)

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    May 28, 2014, 12.34 PMby LakeWylieMom

    Very very cute. I have a red-head too and she doesn’t wear much yellow, so I will have to show her these and inspire her to seek more yellow!

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      May 31, 2014, 09.50 PMby trploceanmoon

      I bet she will look beautiful in yellow! :-)
      Thank you for the complement .

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    May 26, 2014, 07.05 PMby Mary Athey

    Lovely dress and the photos are fab x

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    May 26, 2014, 06.47 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Great dress Amy! – and you daughter is beautiful – lovely pic too :-) Congrats on being featured!! :)

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      May 31, 2014, 09.52 PMby trploceanmoon

      Thank you ! :-) I didn’t know I was featured!? I need to check that out!

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      Jun 1, 2014, 06.12 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      Oh, that’s pity you didn’t recognize it… They change featured member projects two days ago…, but you can be proud anyway!

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    May 26, 2014, 06.32 PMby IDia

    Perfect dress for perfect background!

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    May 26, 2014, 04.55 PMby rita61

    Nice and fresh!!

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    May 26, 2014, 04.22 PMby bethwhitch

    What pattern did you use?

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      May 31, 2014, 09.57 PMby trploceanmoon

      I used a New Look pattern I picked up at the store. I would have used my own (as I have made a pattern just like this for class) but all of my pattern making supplies and blocks are packed right now. I am in the process of moving. Shift dresses are so easy to make.

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    May 26, 2014, 03.45 PMby kstyled

    This dress is just adorable and I love the purse, with it, as well.

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    May 26, 2014, 03.41 PMby SewNotWork

    Very fun!

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      May 26, 2014, 03.55 PMby trploceanmoon

      Yes! Everyone looks great in a shift dress. It’s a classic :-)

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    May 26, 2014, 02.41 PMby liliv-1

    Gorgeous dress, very summery and fresh color……. and I like your purse!

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      May 26, 2014, 02.49 PMby trploceanmoon

      Thank you! I love the purse so much, I bought one for myself as well. We got a lot of compliments on them when we were in the Keys.

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