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brush strokes

Added Mar 3, 2014

by mokosha

Beograd, Serbia






don’t really know what to name this project
is it a shirt? ultra lightweight jacket? wrap dress – unwrapped?
whatever it is, i love it!
and i plan to make bunch of those
i used pattern for some wrap blouse
dunno witch one (but probably burda’s)
because it’s the pattern i traced years back
when i first started sewing
and when i did not know the importance of notes
that you write down on your pattern pieces
so you know what you’re looking at
so, what i was working with
were 3 pieces labeled only ‘wrap blouse’
no marks on size, where they come from,
noting to help me locate the source
(and i don’t remember having anything similar in my closet)
but i decided to give the pattern a try
and sew it in this lightweight cotton
and i’m glad i did
i elongated front and back pattern pieces
so this can be tied at the waist and worn as a dress
but i’m not planing to wear it that way
as i’m pretty happy with how it looks layered
over a simple t-shirt and shorts
shorts is also made by me
but i posted it here before
so won’t repeat myself
see more pics on my blog mokosha

Material Notes

2m of lightweight cotton fabric with brush strokes print in black and beige




Spring, Summer

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    Mar 3, 2014, 04.43 PMby Mary Athey

    Oh i love this, it’s such a fabulous versatile piece. You could wear this over just about anything. Great fabric.x

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      Mar 4, 2014, 07.49 AMby mokosha

      thanks, mary.. yeah, versatility is what i love the most about it.. and fabric is so cool, i feel like i’m wearing a painting

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    Mar 3, 2014, 03.37 PMby kelerabeus

    Super ti je čitav autfit! Inače totalno mi je poznat taj deo kada naiđeš na kroj a nemaš ideju šta predstavlja niti kada si ga precrtala! Još ih ja inače uvek uvek obeležim, i onda kad tako naletim na neke anonimne komade potpuno se poremetim. To su oni trenuci kad ti mozak odluta..

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      Mar 3, 2014, 04.20 PMby mokosha

      hvala.. uh, meni se to stalno desava, posto mi prvih godinu-dve nije ni palo na pamet da obelezim krojeve.. nije ih jos uvek bilo mnogo, pa sam znala sta je sta.. ali, onda se sve namnozilo i zakomplikovalo, pa sad svaki delic snita potanko opisem :)

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    Mar 3, 2014, 03.09 PMby byVA

    I love it! Great peace and I need something similar a.s.a.p. :)

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      Mar 3, 2014, 04.18 PMby mokosha

      thank you :) i’m really glad that you like it

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    Mar 3, 2014, 02.41 PMby MBarryKerry

    I love your top too!! I love its relaxed look and it must be so comfy to wear Well Done.

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      Mar 3, 2014, 04.18 PMby mokosha

      thanks.. yeah, it’s super comfy, and so versatile too

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