Shirtdress in Japanese fabric

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I just this minute finished this zip-front shirtdress from McCalls 2666, a 70s pattern. Ah, a bike ride and a finished frock! What a lovely weekend it has been!

I modified the pattern slightly, putting in an invisible zip, leaving out the front skirt pleat and making three quarter sleeves.

The fabric is a cotton print, bought on Moggy’s and my recent trip to Japan. As they say in the classics, worn with purchased belt.

More details of this frock (and fabric shopping in Japan!) on the blog.

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Ande April 13, 2008 at 7:04 pm

Fantastic job! I love, love, love the print! Excellent work!

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QueensSewer April 13, 2008 at 8:25 pm

The scale of the pattern fits the proportionsof the garment perfectly. Well done!

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Lisa @ The Hem Line April 14, 2008 at 10:02 am

This dress looks impeccible . . . you workmanship is beautiful! LOVE the fabric . . . my favorite colors . . . black and red.

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lorrwill April 18, 2008 at 10:12 pm

Shirtwaister! I heart shirtwaisters.
(adding this pattern to my wish list now.)
Your dress turned out just great!

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Christy Sews April 23, 2008 at 8:38 am

What a gorgeous frock! Kudos indeed.

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