Coral Inspired Playsuit

Added Oct 30, 2012

by roisins

Woking, United K...

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Description

Hello again! Over the summer i became obsessed with playsuits, only because i tried my hand at making one (polka dot) and it turned out better than I had imagined. So for my 20th birthday night out i wanted something unique eyecatching and lust-worhty, play(suit) time! Whilst away at the sports resort Club La Santa in Lanzarote with my super sporty boyfriend, i found myself thinking back to my diving exam in Egypt, and the amazing coral, and the…..wait coral!? I suddenly realised i would based my playsuit on the brightly colour coral, but how….the only way in the summer has to be tie-dye so be it! I used the same pattern as i did for the polka paysuit but made the neck line a sweetheart. Because this was going to be cotton i had to make it miles too big to give it extra stretch. So once tiedyed i used the entire piece of fabric to make up the playsuit, finally once together I added lots of teenie-weenie crystals and layered sequins, just so that when it hit the light there would be sparkly magic!!!!!

*Sorry the best images are of me and a friend pretending to be angry lions and lemurs, but they are just so cool.

Material Notes

Dylon hand dye; tropical blue and flamingo pink
1.13m x1m of white polycotton
100 blue and pink swaroski bicone crystals
100’s of silver and gold sequins.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Jumpsuit
Style
Beach, Casual, Vintage
Material
Cotton

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  • Charlie-deeshadows1_large

    Oct 31, 2012, 07.00 PMby smallone

    wow your tie dye is so pretty….not usually a fan ….but loving your fabric here.

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    Oct 30, 2012, 09.38 PMby Marusya Grace

    I really like your playsuit! It’ll be interesting what you will come up for your 21st birthday!!

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    Oct 30, 2012, 08.35 PMby merche

    Lovely! it´s wonderful how the inspiration came to your head, Absolutely gorgeous. I´m sure you enjoyed your stay in Lanzarote ;)

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    Oct 30, 2012, 05.38 PMby DanaRose84

    Amazing work! Your tie dying turned out beautifully. I want a playsuit (they’re called rompers in the magazines here but playsuit is so much better) but I’m terrified of the inevitable fit issues (I’m a pear).

    Great job!

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