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As seen in the 1950's...

Added Dec 6, 2015

by lauriana

Den Haag, Nether...

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Description

When I found this picture on Pinterest, I knew I wanted to try and make my own version of this suit. Such a lovely design: Clearly 1950’s but so unusual. I love the sculpted lines of that jacket combined with the more normal close-fitting dress!
It took several attempts to draft a jacket pattern I was happy with, and it still isn’t exactly like the jacket in the picture, but I got there in the end.
I made my suit from a knit fabric, so it is even comfortable to wear.

More about it on “my blog”: http://petitmainsauvage.blogspot.nl/2015/12/result.html

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

Season
Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Suit
Style
Other, Vintage
Material
Knits/Jersey

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    Dec 15, 2015, 10.59 PMby freaky-philomeen

    whow, this is really special…even for you, who creates specialties all the time;)) well then: very super-avantgarde-special

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    Dec 15, 2015, 01.38 AMby nrobson

    it looks wonderful and attractive, if i think of the 50s this is a silhouette that i like! =D

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    Dec 10, 2015, 04.38 PMby Ratkoja

    Wow! Nice work!

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    Dec 10, 2015, 04.24 PMby matkailijakirppu

    Straight from a 50s Vogue! :)

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    Dec 7, 2015, 11.26 AMby sonjazelfmaak

    This is very beautiful job. Love it!

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    Dec 7, 2015, 01.11 AMby chillwear

    This outfit is stunning….Simply amazing!!

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    Dec 6, 2015, 10.48 PMby mbuchanan1

    Wow, beautiful! The fit is amazing and the style fits you perfectly.

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    Dec 6, 2015, 05.14 PMby Mokara

    I’m impressed by your pattern drafting skills, you did a great job of recreating the suit.

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    Dec 6, 2015, 01.58 PMby tessi

    50’s styling with ’15 comfort – what could be better than THAT?? You look amazing in your new suit-dress.

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    Dec 6, 2015, 11.38 AMby Maria Hayek

    This is beautiful! And fits you like a glove :) Well done!

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    Dec 6, 2015, 09.24 AMby martinK

    stunning outfit!

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    Dec 6, 2015, 09.08 AMby Beccki

    Wow what an amazing dress! It looks beautiful on you, i love the design it’s gorgeous.

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