Welcoming Fall with a Great Shirt Dress!

Welcoming Fall with a Great Shirt Dress

The weather is turning cooler here and to help make that transition into Fall I finally took my own advice and made myself a Shirt Dress! On my recent trip to New York for fabric shopping, I found this wonderful cotton tribal print. I didn't know what I was going to do with it, but it came home with me. I spent a lot of time analyzing all the shirt dress patterns out there - when you really get into the details there are quite a few differences - and I finally decided on Simplicity 8384.

Simplicity 8384

I wanted a defined waist rather than just a tie to form the waist. I didn't want the waist to be formed by a drawstring or tucks. I love how the dress