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check shift dress

Added Feb 7, 2014

by cathysews

Portsmouth, Unit...






I used the same pattern as my cost disaster, but this dress was a breeze! It’s a shift dress pattern from late 1960s, with raglan sleeves and lovely shoulder seam detail. I have shown a picture of the sleeve pattern to show the shoulder seam. It’s really nice. The dress is lined. Will probably make this again in more summertime colours.

Material Notes

Paul smith cotton from cotton mill.co .uk




Garment Type

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    May 2, 2014, 04.25 PMby helyje

    Hallo, what a lovely dress! It fits your shoulders and neck, absolutely perfect! Have just been browsing through Burdas Dress Patterns, hoping to find that very same model… No luck, so the search continues :-)

    Very lovely dress – I also love neckline and sleeves <3 Heidi, Denmark

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    Feb 8, 2014, 03.45 AMby rita61

    Nice dress on you.

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      Feb 9, 2014, 09.10 AMby cathysews

      Hi, thank you, can’t wait to wear it again!

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    Feb 7, 2014, 08.08 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Very nice dress Cathy! Looks lovely on you :)

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      Feb 7, 2014, 10.24 PMby cathysews

      Hi, many thanks

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    Feb 7, 2014, 01.20 PMby kisses

    Nice shift dress Cathy…like the plaid

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      Feb 7, 2014, 10.25 PMby cathysews

      Hi, many thanks

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    Feb 7, 2014, 01.01 PMby sarahsdaughter

    Shift dresses are my favourite and your dress looks lovely.You are giving me ideas I have some checked wool in my stash :)

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      Feb 7, 2014, 10.25 PMby cathysews

      Hi, cheers, thanks for your comments

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    Feb 7, 2014, 12.38 PMby Deanna31

    Great dress and fit. Looks really comphy. I like the high neckline and sleeves

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      Feb 7, 2014, 10.26 PMby cathysews

      Hi, many thanks. Yes really comfy and nice to wear

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    Feb 7, 2014, 09.39 AMby Mary Athey

    This is lovely on you cathy. I.love the fabric. My latest dress (blue) has darts in the sleeve tops as well. Lovely job x

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      Feb 7, 2014, 10.26 PMby cathysews

      Hi , many thanks Mary

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