Alder Shirtdress

A review of Alder Shirtdress

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Reviewed by AnaPlanda on 19th October, 2018

I made three Alder shirt dresses in view B. It is a great pattern and it was easy to follow instructions to make it. The most time consuming part is collar construction and button placket with all the buttonholes and buttons. I made each one in three nights after work.
If you already have experience with that type of garment it is straightforward to make plus Grainline has great sewalong on their blog which makes it even more easier.
Skirt is gathered and attached to the bodice. The triangle part of the skirt between upper and side seam needs to be cut into to make a nice finish which is a bit tricky but doable. You just need to be careful not to cut too much and then secure it with stitching.
Armholes are finished with bias binding and it makes a nice and clean finish.

You can read more about i ton my blog: https://thesewingnomade.com/2018/08/22/alder-shirt-dress-trio/