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Pleated t-shirt dress

Added Sep 15, 2010

by stitchywitchy

Louisville, Kent...




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This dress was made using Vogue 8593. I love how comfortable it is – like wearing a t-shirt (well, a t-shirt with a belt.) I’m trying to use more knits because I love the prints, and this is my first time with interlock. My blog entry for this dress is “here”:here if you want to hear me ramble on about it.

Material Notes

Cotton interlock print – Patty Young for Michael Miller fabrics




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    Oct 16, 2010, 02.23 AMby corinneski

    Love the dress – I’m with you NessyS: what’s with this business with the zip if it’s not necessary. I even had it in a woven dress with a big neckline ( v-neck and not right up to the neck at the back). The dress could be pulled over the head without any problems and yet the pattern specified a 60cm (!?) zipper. Just crazy!!

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    Sep 17, 2010, 10.20 AMby carolyn-s

    I also commented on Self Stitched September, and congratulations on getting featured project!!

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    Sep 17, 2010, 06.44 AMby lorings

    Great dress and comfortable too. So jealous!

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    Sep 16, 2010, 06.46 PMby vanessa

    Absolutely fabulous!

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    Sep 16, 2010, 02.11 PMby popbabe7

    Wow. Just wow

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    Sep 15, 2010, 11.55 PMby nessys

    This is just divine. I love it. I want that dress! Well, I guess I will have to settle for just buying the pattern.

    You look lovely. Nice job.

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      Sep 16, 2010, 12.07 AMby nessys

      Just checked out your blog. Very sweet!! I have to agree with you – why oh why do the pattern companies insist on putting zips in these knit dresses? Has anyone ever bought a knit dress off the shelf with a zip??? Answer – no! Do they need them? Answer – no! There must be some conspiracy theory to sell zips. Or with tranquilizer companies to sell those for all the stress of popping in an unnecessary zip. Sure – if you need a zip you accept it. But I’m not doing it for nothing!

      Sorry – the rant ends here!

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    Sep 15, 2010, 09.59 PMby nikkishell

    A great simple style!

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    Sep 15, 2010, 07.08 PMby flynnflynn

    i LOVE the neckline – really flattering.

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