Added Sep 27, 2010
This is my submission for the Project Runway ReMake Challenge. I took a very, VERY large pair of Thai Bloomers I purchased on Etsy a couple of years ago. I loved them; or should I say the idea of them. In reality they just didn’t do my figure any favors. They are made of black heavy cotton. I cut them apart and “dyed” the fabric with a bleach solution. I simply sprayed the bleach through a piece of cheesecloth to give it some texture and depth. I then used Amy Butler’s Anna Tunic pattern to cut out the pieces for the new top. Ironing was essential in order to get the curved pieces of the yoke to lay flat and to fit it in the bodice before stitching together. I could never have pieced it together without an iron. I made the yoke with the reverse side of the treated fabric and the pocket is the original pant’s pocket without the bleach treatment. I used vintage buttons from my stash for the back closure. With some extra scraps I made a bracelet with a larger vintage button. I think the overall look is both hard and soft, feminine and masculine, punk and princess. I wanted something I could wear everyday that was fun and unique. I am looking forward to cooler weather here in the Rockies so that I can layer this top over fun colors.
Black cotton pants, vintage buttons
Our fabulous BurdaStylers of course! Today, save 30% Site-Wide With Code ThankYou14!
Satin takes the stage in this new collection of dresses, skirts, and fluttery tops.
Find out more about our three fabulous courses starting this week!
Choose from one of 5 popular dresses.
Member Project of the Week
Kick off party dress season with this cute greenery covered dress.
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.