finally, some spring/summer clothes!

Added Mar 23, 2009

by lauriana

Den Haag, Nether...

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Description

I’ve been rather preoccupied with tweeds and jackets lately. Even though I knew winter is over… These are my first warmer weather creations this year. The jacket is in black jeans. I originally made the pattern for recycled leather, so it’s got lots of small pieces. It has raglan sleeves, cut in four pieces and is unlined but finished with flat felled seams. The skirt is simply a piece fabric gathered onto a high shaped waist piece. The fabric is an African wax print, which I’ve had an eye on for a long time before buying it.

Material Notes

jeans, cotton in African wax print (this print design is called ‘hitrack’ or at least, that’s printed in the border)

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    May 9, 2012, 06.53 PMby Vanessa Leigh

    Gorgeous fabrication and design!

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    Oct 18, 2011, 01.29 PMby suribabe

    I love it.. The skirt is amazing..I want one too… Is it your own pattern? The whole outfit is fantastic..

    I know Holland is great for fabric, I always love ging to the markets when visiting my family.. I hope your designing takes off. Love your work..

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    Oct 5, 2010, 01.42 AMby supercalla

    I love the way the fabric for the waist is really smooth and looks almost like the bottom of a corset. :D

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    Jul 16, 2010, 01.51 AMby queeniepop

    …i love the skirt!….great outfit :)

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    Apr 21, 2010, 11.32 AMby roarah

    Love the thick, high waistband on the skirt. Did you add anything special to stiffen it?

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    Jun 7, 2009, 02.22 PMby evette

    really nice, looks Spanish inspired

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    May 21, 2009, 07.07 AMby lizzybrookes

    LOVE this!

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    Apr 20, 2009, 01.08 PMby annetteb

    I really like both your pieces.

    Well all your creations are great :-)

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    Mar 27, 2009, 12.27 PMby saskaalex

    Exelent!! So new and refreshing for this year

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    Mar 25, 2009, 02.08 AMby artsandletters

    Gorgeous! Your designs are always exquisite. Would LOVE to see more bold colors on you – so much of what you make is so fantastic, but so dark! I bet you would look stunning in emerald green or teal. ;-)

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    Mar 24, 2009, 12.26 PMby benew

    the skirt is PHENOMENAL! African wax patterns are incredible for a visionary skirt of this kind. The high waist and pattern really send it to another level.

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    Mar 24, 2009, 06.56 AMby missflax

    Love the outfit – esp the skirt. Where did you get the skirt pattern.

    I am after some high waisted trousers too with a similar style waist band – would you or anyone on here know of a good pattern?

    Thks!

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    Mar 23, 2009, 12.37 PMby genevievelisecasey

    Really love this, and the styling of your outfit as well. You’ve made that print very wearable. I wish I had a tinier waist like yours because the cut of this skirt would not suit me but looks great on you.

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    Mar 23, 2009, 11.10 AMby kquade

    gorgeous. you look absolutely stunning.

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    Mar 23, 2009, 07.47 AMby jem1022

    I truly think that you would be a fantastic designer just by the workmanship in those clothes…. truly one-of-a-kind…..

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    Mar 23, 2009, 07.10 AMby thejam

    Can i have that skirt….pleeeeeeeeeeeese.

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    Mar 23, 2009, 07.06 AMby jj1

    Love love the jacket’s details.

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    Mar 23, 2009, 06.48 AMby staticstasy

    That is really cool.

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    Mar 23, 2009, 06.22 AMby toasterdays

    I loe everything you do. Great job.

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    Mar 23, 2009, 06.12 AMby mizzmoxie

    WOW. By far the best outfit I have seen this season! You look amazing! Kudos on such brilliancy!

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    Mar 23, 2009, 02.46 AMby redmage0011

    As the rest of your work, this is ABSOLUTELY beautiful! That skirt is amazing and that jacket is so chic.

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    Mar 23, 2009, 01.21 AMby lybu

    Whole outfit is beautiful.

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    Mar 23, 2009, 12.52 AMby minnietheminks

    I love the whole look and the fabric is amazing! I am trying to find time to make winter things… summer is over for me.

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