Cool Las Vegas jumpsuit

Added Mar 29, 2014

by Mokara

Los Angeles, Cal...

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Description

I have had this fabric since the late 1990’s when I worked in the textile industry & I never knew what to create with it until this year that I see a lot of Palm tree prints, tropical, etc. on trend along with the jumpsuit trend still going strong, so I thought if I don’t take advantage of this trend I will never make anything out of this fabric. I used an old McCall’s pattern #5371 view C with the following alterations:

- Made the bottom narrower by taking out about 2” from both front and back pieces
- Added 2” to the length – but I wish I added a little more because it’s a bit short, so, if I want to wear it with high heels, I will have to gather it at the bottom just above my ankle, which is ok, it will give it a different look.
- I made the top smaller about ¼’ on each seam

I am pretty happy with it, I just need to purchase a wide belt and then I HAVE to take a trip to Vegas :))

Material Notes

This is a Rayon and I used the self for lining as well since I only needed it for the top & I had extra fabric.
Material suggestions: Soft cottons and blends, Challis, Damask, Medium weight linen, Crepe

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Jumpsuit
Style
Beach, Casual, Mod
Material
Cotton, Blends, Rayon

Credits

McCall's Pattern 5371

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    Apr 6, 2014, 12.08 AMby nadia r

    love it, it is def cool!

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    Apr 4, 2014, 06.59 PMby b. boop

    so cool!!! :))

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    Apr 1, 2014, 02.34 PMby liliv-1

    Very cool jumpsuit!

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