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Flowy like the river...

Added Jul 24, 2017

by Elpida Kyriakou

Athens, Greece

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Description

I’ve worn this jumpsuit more than any other garment this summer…It’s breezy, flowy, comfortable….
When I saw the fabric I thought of lights mirroring in the dark water…I tried to keep that feeling of flowing water, so I cut the top pieces in bias direction in order not to interrupt the flow along the bust!
It’s a pity that rivers in Greece don’t have much water this time of the year…

Material Notes

Jersey

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Jumpsuit

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    Aug 7, 2017, 09.26 AMby ellie-sew

    Gorgeous and elegant! The fabric is so Missoni-like. Love the colours on you!

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    Aug 1, 2017, 09.44 PMby bellifontaine

    Gorgeous! It is a beautiful print and it looks perfect on you!

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      Aug 27, 2017, 08.03 PMby Elpida Kyriakou

      Thank you Katia:-) Where are you? We miss your projects ;-)

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    Jul 30, 2017, 01.25 PMby matkailijakirppu

    Great fabric and jumpsuit!

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    Jul 27, 2017, 08.10 PMby lomarilou

    Υπέροχη φόρμα Ελπίδα! Και το ύφασμά της είναι εκπληκτικό! Έχει ωραία χρώματα και κάνει τη φόρμα πολύ εντυπωσιακή. Ελπίζω να πέρασες όμορφα στο χωριό σου! Τη Μήδεια είδες στο θέατρο; Ήθελα να πάω και εγώ αλλά με τον μικρό είναι αδύνατο… Έχω εκτίμησει δεόντως αυτές τις απολαύσει…

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      Jul 30, 2017, 09.07 PMby Elpida Kyriakou

      Ευχαριστώ Μαρία….Ναι τη Μήδεια είδα την Κυριακή…Πολύ ωραία ήταν. Μάθαμε ότι το Σάββατο στην πρεμιέρα έγινε χαμός όταν κάποιος θεατής φώναξε “Φίδι” και διακόπηκε η παράσταση για να το βρουν …Προφανώς δεν το βρήκαν….Όταν έχουμε μικρά όλες τα ίδια κάνουμε…Δεν πειράζει, τα καλύτερα έρχονται!

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    Jul 27, 2017, 02.21 PMby Madcinderella

    LOOOOOOOVE it and you look great in it!

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    Jul 27, 2017, 01.06 AMby alice9163

    Beautiful jumpsuit. Suits you perfectly!

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    Jul 26, 2017, 04.40 PMby Tzai

    Ελπιδα μου. οι φορμεσ ειναι το φορτε σου, σου ταιριαζουν απιστευτα. Ελπιζω να περασες ομορφα στο χωριο:

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    Jul 26, 2017, 04.37 PMby izbott

    Cutting it onte bias was a great idea. This looks great on you!

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    Jul 26, 2017, 12.44 PMby SurMesure

    Love the fabric, beautiful jumpsuit, and colorful photos!

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    Jul 26, 2017, 09.21 AMby chula123

    I love jumpsuits and noticed this one straight away when I first got the mag. You have done a fantastic version, that fabric is wonderful and I totally understand why you like to wear it so much:-)) And your photos really show it off perfectly, even if there isn’t too much water :-))

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      Jul 30, 2017, 09.01 PMby Elpida Kyriakou

      Thank you my friend! Actually I wanted to take the photos by the sea, at night, but “my personal photographer” is very negative recently….

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    Jul 26, 2017, 06.39 AMby Doth

    I always enjoy the way you play with the fabric. Great idea to cut the top in biais. I like the “wavy” result!

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    Jul 26, 2017, 06.20 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Very cool jumpsuit! It looks very unique with this fabulous jersey! :-)

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    Jul 26, 2017, 06.18 AMby TeenyUK

    You’ve created a lovely drape on this – it’s gorgeous. And it’s a jumpsuit for all seasons, I would suggest. Well, in Greece, anyway!

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    Jul 26, 2017, 02.57 AMby Dworley

    You create the most lovely jumpsuits!

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    Jul 25, 2017, 02.46 PMby Maria Hayek

    I LOVE THIS FABRIC! Such a nice summery jumpsuit!

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    Jul 25, 2017, 02.21 PMby IDia

    The fabric choice for this pattern it’s absolutely fantastic! You look fabulous!

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      Jul 30, 2017, 08.55 PMby Elpida Kyriakou

      Thank you so much:-) Glad to hear that you have a good time in Greece !

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    Jul 25, 2017, 01.08 PMby Beccki

    This fabric is gorgeous and the top is divine cut on the bias, I can see why it’s been one of your favorites it looks great on you.

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    Jul 25, 2017, 10.10 AMby klotto

    Wow, wow, wow! I put an eye on this pattern and also bought this Burda issue, but your version is much better than the magazine realization in plain fabric! The pattern is for tall sizes. Did you do any alterations?

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      Jul 30, 2017, 08.53 PMby Elpida Kyriakou

      Thank you very much! Actually I need tall sizes but I don’t think that resizing is a big issue in this case as the fit is quit loose. Just cut 2cm from the bottom line of the top pieces.

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    Jul 25, 2017, 05.33 AMby Mary Athey

    Gorgeous jumpsuit elpida and I love your choice of fabric. Grest photos compliment the look x

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      Jul 30, 2017, 08.50 PMby Elpida Kyriakou

      Thanks Mary! Actually the fabric cost only 2 euros/m although it’s good quality jersey!

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    Jul 24, 2017, 09.38 PMby nrobson

    totally awesome jumpsuit my friend the fabric matches so well and looks great! :D

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