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CORDELIA - vest made from recycled skirt

Added Jul 8, 2007

by paranoire

Bochum, Germany






i made this cute vest from an old skirt that my grandma gave me because she wouldn’t wear it anymore. Added a little satin leftovers for the bra-like thingies, vinyl buttons and here we go :)

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By paranoire at Dawanda

Material Notes

reclaimed skirt fabric (wool), reclaimed skirt lining, vinyl buttons, satin




Garment Type
Bohemian, Goth/Gothic Lolita, Romantic, Steampunk, Victorian, Vintage
Satin, Taffeta, Wool

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    Jul 10, 2011, 07.59 PMby pinapolee

    Wow! I really like this!

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    Dec 5, 2008, 12.06 AMby paranoire

    Thanks a lot :D

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    Nov 16, 2008, 04.53 PMby nysister

    What an adorable version! I love it. Great work!

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    Nov 12, 2008, 02.43 PMby kittilia

    Omg that’s beautiful. Absolutely love it.

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    Jul 15, 2008, 11.29 PMby supercoolmom

    Love your take on it!

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    Apr 25, 2008, 04.49 AMby finnbeginner

    so pretty :>

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    Feb 10, 2008, 05.54 PMby sewstacey

    this is gorgeous!

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    Nov 10, 2007, 08.40 AMby nadail

    wonderful! job well done _

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    Aug 15, 2007, 08.22 PMby youngatheart

    this is an amazing vest!!!!

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    Jul 22, 2007, 08.22 AMby paranoire

    Thank you all :)

    i used the Franzi pattern and drew a different neckline freehand, changed the seams in front, didn’t sew the tab in back and added the satin cups.

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    Jul 11, 2007, 03.20 AMby majnets3s

    Very nice

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    Jul 10, 2007, 09.44 PMby pranamama

    Dd you make alterations to the Franzi pattern or start from scratch? gorgeous vest and photos. Thanks for the inspiration!

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    Jul 8, 2007, 08.09 PMby nikkishell

    Hooray for recycling!! Great job and beautiful shot too.

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    Jul 8, 2007, 11.54 AMby katrena

    u did an excellent job.

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