Alder shirtdress

7 Jul

I’ve been humming it’s the most, wonderful time of the year….. and not because its Christmas in 171 days. But because it is Indie Pattern Month! Woop woop. And week’s theme is ‘dresses’. Cause I’ve already prattled on and on about this over on the Monthly Stitch blog, I’ll spare you further rambling other than the bare necessities.

Pattern: Alder Shirtdress from Grainline Studios

Fabric: Chambray from Higgs & Higgs

Sizing and alterations: Made size 10 which corresponds to my measurements but in future would make size 8 with a FBA. No alterations per se but a used a few different techniques like the ‘burrito’ technique for attaching the yoke so the insides are beautifully clean.

 

 

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3 Responses to “Alder shirtdress”

  1. Anemone July 8, 2017 at 6:41 am #

    Love it! And you finishing looks impeccable 🙂

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    • rosemary July 8, 2017 at 8:50 am #

      Thank you!

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  1. A summery shirtdress! | The Monthly Stitch - July 7, 2017

    […] I’m pretty happy with it – its very comfortable and I love the fabric combo. Plus I’m pretty pleased with my finishing: the insides are done with french seams, and I used the ‘burrito’ technique to join the yoke to the dress so all the seams are nicely hidden. Plus my top stitching is so straight! But I do wish it had pockets! If you’re interested there are plenty more photos over on my blog: thimble&threads. […]

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