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Cream Puff Outfit

Added Aug 31, 2012

by SachiDespic

Ithaca, New York...

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Description

I named this project after My husband told me I looked like a cream puff on seeing me in this outfit for the first time. (He meant well!!)

Double layers of fabric were used for the blouse since it was see-through. I serged(roll hem) both layers together at the bottom hem.

I got the orange fabric for the skirt from a local second-hand fabric store—-I think it’s Cotton/Poly. It didn’t take ironing well… but on the other hand, it does not wrinkle easily, so I guess that’s a good thing for the skirt.

I shortened the skirt and eliminated the slit in the center back.

I’m also wearing the crocheted collar necklace I made (it’s in my previous projects).

New blog here! : http://handmadeinstyle.blogspot.com

Material Notes

Blouse—cotton batiste (second-hand)
Skirt—-cotton/poly (best guess, second hand)

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall
For
Women
Style
Beach, Casual, Preppy, Romantic
Material
Blends

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    Jan 12, 2013, 08.03 PMby calatrava92

    Adorable! Question: you seem quite small even petite did the size36 work or did you need to make many alterations I ask b/c I’m petite and would like to use the pattern.

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      Jan 12, 2013, 11.39 PMby SachiDespic

      Thanks!!

      I actually used 38 according to my hip measurement, and it turned out to be quite huge on me. I took in like 2 inches in the center. (because I think having a smaller center piece make me look skinnier:)) I wish I had done muslin first since the fit is crucial on this skirt and it’s pretty simple to sew all the pieces together. That way i could’ve simply pinched out the excess amont, then transfered to the pattern.

      Hope that helps! Good luck on your skirt :)

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    Sep 6, 2012, 02.16 PMby kess

    Very cute! I love the comment about your husband.. men! beautiful!

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      Jan 12, 2013, 11.39 PMby SachiDespic

      Thanks for the comment! :)

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    Sep 2, 2012, 12.12 AMby infinite-plus-one

    This outfit is incredibly classy, love it!

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    Sep 1, 2012, 02.10 AMby MissCorsetLizz

    Love the outfit!! The colours work well together :-D

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    Sep 1, 2012, 02.03 AMby joolee

    perfect from head to toe!

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      Sep 1, 2012, 03.19 PMby SachiDespic

      Thank you!! btw, such a cute kitty!!:)

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    Sep 1, 2012, 01.23 AMby nouvellegamine

    very pretty. Love the color!

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    Aug 31, 2012, 07.20 PMby secondbedroom

    Adorable! I love the color of the skirt.

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    Aug 31, 2012, 03.31 PMby cooi

    such a cute outfit!

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    Aug 31, 2012, 10.11 AMby SassyT

    Very nice ensemble. The colours compliment each other.

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      Aug 31, 2012, 11.40 PMby SachiDespic

      Thank you!! I love this color combination, too :)

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    Aug 31, 2012, 10.06 AMby Innamc

    It looks beautiful :-) and fits ypu perfectly. I like it!!

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    Aug 31, 2012, 06.15 AMby lauriana

    It looks very stylish. Both items look well fitted and well-made (especially considering the ironing issues you had) and I love those colours.

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      Aug 31, 2012, 11.39 PMby SachiDespic

      Thank you!! Thankfully the ironing issue did not show much in the end result…:)

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    Aug 31, 2012, 05.59 AMby prettysewinggirl

    especially love the skirt! but it all fits beautifully :)

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