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a light Blue Shirt dress

Added Nov 15, 2009

by ink

Beaufort , South...






A light cotton shirt dress. I used this pattern that has a series
of shirts.
I would like to make another one with more interesting fabric and
pipe out the back and front yoke.

I made up the front frill thingy. I only had two and a half yards of
fabric and did not align the yoke pieces along the grain as suggested.
I don’t know what will happen !!! Yipes.

Also, I had very little fabric left for the sleeves and belt and sort of
did my own pattern I guess!

Material Notes

Simplicity 2807




Garment Type

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    Jan 20, 2018, 09.39 PMby Alexandra Boucher

    Gorgeous! Love the style of the dress, especially the collar!

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    Jan 24, 2013, 10.14 AMby b. boop

    lovely dress,so beautiful ;)

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    Jun 17, 2010, 01.09 PMby cbsheff

    Your work is so exact, and the outcome is a cross of elegant and really comfy looking. Great dress!

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    May 20, 2010, 04.14 PMby threadsquare

    I love shirt dresses, and this one is adorable. The pleats and buttons are nice little extras :)

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    Apr 20, 2010, 04.36 AMby kellyrae

    WOW! I love this!!

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    Mar 14, 2010, 09.32 PMby sewbissy

    Thanks for your nice comments on my clothes! I love your creations, especially this dress. Makes me see the pattern (I have a copy) in a whole new light.

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    Nov 24, 2009, 06.01 PMby anajan

    Sooo cute! Love the pleated detail.

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    Nov 17, 2009, 04.19 PMby hajnika

    Elegant and comfortable! It has a very nice classic line and I love esspecially those pleats!

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    Nov 17, 2009, 03.02 PMby spikklubba

    Love this dress, nice, wellmade details.

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    Nov 17, 2009, 01.33 PMby carottesauvage

    The colour and the frilly bits are simply scrumptious!!! Would be nice to see how it fits you!

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    Nov 17, 2009, 04.05 AMby soonsoon

    very cute! I would wear this. I love the detail.

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    Nov 17, 2009, 12.11 AMby leticiadelacruz

    Love it!

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    Nov 16, 2009, 11.25 PMby erdronen

    Ooh it’s amazing! I love it! What a great use of a shirt pattern- I love the gathering at the shoulders and the pleats!

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    Nov 16, 2009, 04.32 PMby tatuswelle

    Super Cute!! I think I have this pattern but havent used it yet. Now I cant wait. :)

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    Nov 16, 2009, 01.24 PMby ink

    Thank you Ladies for your wonderful comments!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Nov 16, 2009, 04.52 AMby ladysophie

    Wow I love that shirt dress!! Its amazing and you made it look really good with the added detail. Good job! I wish I had that!!!

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    Nov 16, 2009, 03.06 AMby mechic

    love it! adorable :)

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    Nov 15, 2009, 11.45 PMby gdac

    i love it – you must tell me how you did the front frill thingy, i need step by step instructions and smoke signals! I like it a lot!

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      Nov 16, 2009, 01.26 PMby ink

      It is so easy. I would think that the JJ blouse must have ruffle instruction… no? Take a peak or else I
      will write and tell you how I did it !!!!!

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    Nov 15, 2009, 10.08 PMby kquade

    it looks great! you can always jazz it up with some funky colored accessories if you think the fabric isn’t that exciting. or maybe a different belt, maybe a fun scarf belt or something. also, love the doggies in the background!

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    Nov 15, 2009, 07.25 PMby irmchen

    Nice work!

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    Nov 15, 2009, 06.28 PMby leeshv

    Very nice work. I love the yoke style top with the slight gathers. Front detailing is also great!

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    Nov 15, 2009, 06.10 PMby sewneenee

    very cute dress, improvisational choices worked well, excellent work!

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    Nov 15, 2009, 04.56 PMby thewiltedmagnolia

    Looks great to me! :) What a cute baby too!

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    Nov 15, 2009, 04.42 PMby sewenggirl88

    Looks terrific!

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