Vogue Shirt Dress

Added Aug 16, 2011

by sertyan

Kota Kinabalu, M...

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I love shirt dresses, the ones at the mall are very pretty but usually I couldn’t find them in the length that enables me to hide my stubby knees and calves; now that I made my own, I could hem it to my desired length.

I piped the collars and sleeves. Those pastel pink buttons are rather sweet.

had this green neon belt like forever and I never used it as I thought it was hideous but now it serves a purpose. :)

Fabric : 2.5 yards Takahiro Japanese Cotton from Malaysian local fabric chain Kamdar: RM3.40 per yard (on 50% off sale, yay!);

Total Cost: RM8.50/USD2.80

Pattern: Vogue V8352

Time to complete: Spent average 2 hours each over 4 workdays after 9pm (after Little Terror has gone to sleep)

First worn: On my car porch to model for all of you, 14 Aug 2011

Wear again?: Yes! Oh I do love this one! I think has a bit of vintage twist to it too due to the floral fabric. The dropped waist with the ruffled skirt makes the design quite feminine.

More info in my blog post here

Difficulty

Novice

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For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Aug 16, 2011, 02.32 PMby mojo elgin

    Very cute dress! I love the fabric, too. Very feminine and soft. ( “Little Terror” ? Haha! Yeah, I remember those days…no Mama time till after all the little eyes are closed…)

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      Aug 17, 2011, 03.19 AMby sertyan

      Thank you! Yes it’s hard to find time to craft with a little 2 year old!

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    Aug 16, 2011, 05.19 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    lovely dress in a wonderful material and well done! BRAVO!!

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      Aug 16, 2011, 07.51 AMby sertyan

      Thank you!
      I have browsed the items you’ve made and I’m now a fan!

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