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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 05-2010-137 (Shirtwaist Dress)

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Posted on:4/23/13 5:45 AM
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bananaoil said... (6/4/13 9:02 AM) Reply

bananaoil said... (6/4/13 8:59 AM) Reply
I'm a sucker for this style of dress and yours is attractive. Seeing yours makes me want to try one again though I too have been put off by the "waitress" effect since I chose an aqua with red cherries print and made the lapels and collar contrast in red. Nuh-uh. Don't try that one either. I do think fabric choice is the key though, also "station in life". At some age, looking nursey/waitressy is kind of cute/ ironic. At another ~sigh~ not so much. Lastly, think about this: waitresses and nurses no longer dress this way! So when the temperature shoots up, rock your cool seersucker.
lbreton said... (5/13/13 9:15 AM) Reply
I've got shirtdress fever, too. I just want to make them all. I'm working on Gertie's pattern right now but I have such a line up. :)
Re Becca said... (4/23/13 12:38 PM) Reply
Love the fabric choice and the buttons. I am sure it took some time but it totally makes the dress! It looks perfect for summer to me.
Quickie said... (4/23/13 9:27 AM) Reply
Elegant dress
Skirler said... (4/23/13 8:53 AM) Reply
Wonderful dress!
BillieJean said... (4/23/13 6:29 AM) Reply
Really good looking dress. I love the red buttons!
 
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