Gertie’s Shirtwaist Dress in Linen

by ErikaMadeIt

in Vintage Sewing

Hello vintage lovers! I’m back with another dress from the marvelous book “Gertie’s New Book for Better Sewing” . This shirtwaist dress in 100% retro, and I am so in love with it. I used a linen with a bit of texture in it that has been in my stash for two years now, just waiting to be turned into a shirtdress. What is more useful than a shirtdress?! nothing.

 

 

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EmSewCrazy May 30, 2013 at 8:19 pm

Oh! I love it! What a great color too!

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Rachel May 30, 2013 at 9:03 pm

That is a PERFECT red retro dress! I love it!

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mariebayarea May 31, 2013 at 12:59 am

Shirtdresses are so pretty and practical. That saucy color you chose makes this quite a versatile dress indeed.

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