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Embrace the inner girly!

Added Dec 20, 2012

by jennyrecorder

Perth, Australia

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Description

I bought this plain linen suit a couple of years ago, but never wore the two pieces together as it was just too boring. I had already done a modification on the top, but wasn’t really happy with it, so here is the latest inspiration and I am thrilled!
I added a ruffle in striped linen to the lower edge of the skirt, modified the sleeves so they were smaller and then added ruffles in the same fabric.
I wore this to work today and think it will work equally well for a function, I feel pretty in it (ha!)

Material Notes

Soft 100% linen fabric all up, both the suit and the ruffles.

Difficulty

Novice

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    Jan 10, 2013, 06.41 AMby Mary P.

    I love your ruffles!!!

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      Jan 10, 2013, 11.39 PMby jennyrecorder

      Thankyou Mary, I need to do the other suit as well (I bought two, the other is tan coloured), then I’ll be really happy!

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    Dec 20, 2012, 10.08 PMby jennyrecorder

    Sorry no, it came like that :(

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    Dec 20, 2012, 10.56 AMby ndimi

    And you look pretty in it! What a fun outfit this is, I love the little frillies.

    Party on, you’d dressed for it! LOL

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      Dec 20, 2012, 10.59 AMby jennyrecorder

      Why thankyou Ma’am! Maybe there is a little bit of Southern Belle in every girl, I certainly enjoyed wearing it today :)

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      Dec 20, 2012, 09.04 PMby ndimi

      Did you do the neckline on that top? I love it. If you did, please post a tutorial because I’d like to give it a shot.

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