Comme un Coquelicot

Added Feb 13, 2011

by mixtlii

Montpellier, France

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Description

I’ve been wanting to make this skirt from Burda magazine since I saw it, but I wasn’t too sure about the style, I didn’t know what I would pair it with. And then I thought I could make a cute outfit with this bolero! I used a lutterloh pattern as a basis.

I bought this red wool on sale, it’s perfect, except that it wasn’t easy to gather because it was too thick… I had to take in the side seams too.

I made the bridles (?) for the buttons for the first time, it’s very easy and so cute!

The whole outfit makes me think of a winter poppy!

Material Notes

wool, zipper, buttons.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Related Techniques

Categories

Season
Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Skirt
Style
Business, Preppy
Material
Wool

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    Jan 17, 2012, 08.02 PMby McTavi

    Hi – are you able to tell me where I could find these patterns? They are gorgeous!

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      Jan 17, 2012, 09.31 PMby mixtlii

      Hello! Thank you :) you can find them on the right of the page : the bolero pattern is the one I made, it is free (but not professionnal), and the skirt pattern is from Burda Magazine 10/2010, if you don’t have the magazine you can buy it online. Both links are on this page.

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    Sep 28, 2011, 12.41 PMby Jodi Wade

    Oh man you are so adorable and look so very French!

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    Mar 5, 2011, 07.08 PMby SweenyBov

    fun and fantastic!

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    Mar 1, 2011, 05.18 PMby lbell

    Love the bolero, fantastic colour, you look great, extremely elgant perfect. Can i assume the pattern size is a 38? If I do get the pattern I will have to up the size a little. can’t wait.

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      Mar 1, 2011, 11.17 PMby mixtlii

      Thanks! Yes the bolero is a small size, I’d say even 36… But i think you can find a technique that explains how to grade a pattern. Good luck!
      (by the way the pattern is available…)

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    Feb 25, 2011, 02.16 PMby nehmah

    This is such a sparkling bright color and you look so elegant in red. I am only ever able to wear that true red of your wool. However, given the fact that I am easily two of you through the waistline, your outfit is safe from this predatory granny from Tennessee. Most cordially, nehmah

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    Feb 21, 2011, 12.08 PMby rokonela

    Simple and chic. I love your outfit. I’m looking forward in seeing the pattern for the bolero.

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    Feb 21, 2011, 01.36 AMby cantare

    The red and the bolero make it such a beautiful outfit!

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    Feb 20, 2011, 06.20 PMby allsantos

    it’s delightful! very nice style!

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    Feb 20, 2011, 12.30 PMby salvia

    Very pretty! The red is so beautiful.

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    Feb 19, 2011, 01.48 AMby laha5822

    Love it!

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    Feb 18, 2011, 06.31 PMby Syl .

    so elegant! love the intense red colour!

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    Feb 18, 2011, 10.20 AMby kihli

    So pretty! Seems to be very french to me ;)

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    Feb 18, 2011, 10.06 AMby everbergerdiine

    Absolutely gorgeous …. I’m looking forward Bolero Pattern

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    Feb 18, 2011, 10.04 AMby asperge11

    oh c’est mignon :) j’adore

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    Feb 18, 2011, 09.43 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

    you wear it in such a cute and fun manner. looks perfect with that hat!

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    Feb 18, 2011, 09.26 AMby mathildeaparis

    C’est très joli!! Et le chapeau cloche ajoute encore une petite touche de charme à la silhouette!

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    Feb 18, 2011, 08.53 AMby Lucia Rotundu

    Beautiful combo – red and black, and the design is very elegant!!

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