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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 06-2008-108 (shirtdress)

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Posted on:5/19/09 10:56 PM
Last Updated:5/20/09 8:22 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 6 people    Very Helpful by 7 people   
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Christas said... (6/13/09 9:28 AM) Reply
I love this! So pretty!
maedchen said... (5/29/09 8:25 PM) Reply
Everything about it is lovely!
bananaoil said... (5/21/09 10:44 PM) Reply
Hats off to you for looking at that crazy picture from Burda and seeing a serviceable garment therein. Nice dress.
Speech girl said... (5/21/09 8:53 AM) Reply
Great dress--it does have a vintage look to it! You are inspiring me to make another version of this dress :)
kerrynw said... (5/21/09 3:04 AM) Reply
Lovely dress!
Peggy L said... (5/20/09 9:04 PM) Reply
Cute dress! It looks like it will cool and comfortable.
Heatherrique said... (5/20/09 4:46 PM) Reply
Very pretty dress, Sally! Yes, that model is very unrealistic in her sitting pose - too revealing. Thanks for your review!
barbcl said... (5/20/09 1:40 PM) Reply
I definitely will try this in a cotton. It looks fab, and I agree that the elastic is a distraction for me!
EleanorSews said... (5/20/09 10:51 AM) Reply
Great version of the traditional buttonfront shirtwaist. Your two takes on this are inspiring ~ great sewing!
callmeRuth said... (5/20/09 10:32 AM) Reply
What a wonderful dress! I like your "normal person" pose---what a contrast to the Burda pose, lol.
Kellie R. said... (5/20/09 9:52 AM) Reply
What a lovely shirtdress - classic and stylish.
flygirlTRE said... (5/20/09 8:21 AM) Reply
That's it! I am making this dress! I never would have looked twice at this dress otherwise. Everyone's dresses look so nice and comfy.
FreyaStark said... (5/20/09 4:43 AM) Reply
A really nice dress. I wish the photo were bigger so that we could see it more clearly - any chance of enlarging it?
Barbara V said... (5/20/09 0:23 AM) Reply
This version is great too! The print actually gives your dress a vintage look. Very cool. I also like your proper sitting pose!
khunter said... (5/20/09 0:19 AM) Reply
i love shirtdresses. Yours is darling . Good job.
michellep74 said... (5/20/09 0:18 AM) Reply
Thanks for posting both versions of the dress--it provides a good way to compare the two versions!
michalklimer said... (5/19/09 11:50 PM) Reply
it looks great!
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