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Polkadot Shirtdress

Added Feb 24, 2013

by ronnielee

Sydney, Australia






McCall’s 4769
Damn, when am I going to learn and buy that extra half metre more? Laying up the fabric I realised that I came a bit short on the sleeves (sometimes things are meant to be). Scavenger hunt time for the right contrast colour in my endless pile of leftover fabric, bingo!
The pattern does have pockets, but me being different and wanting more of a 1940’s look, opted for my own draft and voila!
Loving my Bernina particularly for making buttonholes (automatic)..

Material Notes

Fabric from my Japan trip
Belt kit
Vintage Buttons




Garment Type

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    Mar 2, 2013, 09.07 AMby EmmaDarwin

    Cute as !

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    Feb 25, 2013, 04.25 PMby runningwithscissors1

    It turned out well after all! Nice dress.

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    Feb 25, 2013, 10.34 AMby Anna E

    I agree with Mary Athley: the contrasting colour looks great on the dress. It will be something I have to keep in mind.

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    Feb 25, 2013, 08.00 AMby Mary Athey

    I love this, the contrasting colour worked a treat and its simply gorgeous on you xx

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