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50s Steampunk (Simplicity 2207)

Added Aug 8, 2013

by DrapedinClou...

Cologne, Germany

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I took the last week off to have time for another sewing project and decided to tackle this wonderful victorian era inspired steampunk costume, consisting of jacket, skirt and bustle. I bought dark green dupioni silk in Brussels at Maison des Tissus and beige lace at Maison dore a few weeks ago (I forgot to take the pattern with me then and was so lucky to have bought just enough of both!). The pattern is incredible – it was the first time for me that all patterns parts matched perfectly (and I am always very careful with cutting them out) and the instructions are easy to follow. I decided to shorten the skirt to make the costume a bit more suitable for daily wear and I will probably take it in a bit but I changed nothing else.
A few more photos on my blog, Draped in Cloudlets .

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Costume
Style
Steampunk
Material
Silk

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    Aug 8, 2013, 11.33 PMby papermothballvintage

    Great dress, the green is such a nice alternative to black. Its really gorgeous.

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    Aug 8, 2013, 07.38 PMby DorisS

    Oh god, I’m one of those people who makes funny faces at the notion of steampunk, but this…this is amazing!

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    Aug 8, 2013, 04.45 PMby liliv-1

    I’m in love with it!!!

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    Aug 8, 2013, 03.38 PMby MojoHollz

    Love it! Color, cut, fit, styling, so cool! Great job!

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    Aug 8, 2013, 02.22 PMby Mary Athey

    gorgeous outfit, the details you incorporated into this shows. first class x

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    Aug 8, 2013, 11.00 AMby SassyT

    Love it. Saved to go on SSB in the future https://www.facebook.com/SassySewingBees

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    Aug 8, 2013, 10.49 AMby Suzanne Ford

    Very impressive!

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    Aug 8, 2013, 10.12 AMby thisblogisnotforyou

    absolutely amazing!

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