Geometric Tunic

Added Jan 30, 2013

by MegH

Toronto, Canada

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As soon as I made the Galaxy Veronica top, I knew I had to make another. This style of tunic uses up my spandex scraps perfectly because of all the panels. This pattern is a variation from the new book BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern using the base pattern Elizabeth Gathered-Waist Dress. I followed the instructions for the ’80s Veronica top which I love so much!

I used some of my scrap spandex to make this tunic, and I bound all the edges in the limegreen mystique spandex. I decided to use this neon printed spandex because I loved how the triangles in the print played off of the silhouette. I actually ended up wearing this on new year ’s eve. It was great, a lot of girls wear black on this night…but not me, I like to stand out!

I visited the MoMA PS1 with Jamie recently where I photographed my project. We went to go see CONFETTISYSTEM’s new stunning installation, 100 Arrangements. It was amazing! I also spotted this colorful graffiti across the street, so I decided to snap a pic in front of there as well. My spandex print really blends in with the graffiti!

Material Notes

Spandex

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Other

Credits

5 Pointz
MoMA PS1

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    Feb 5, 2013, 06.53 PMby kissyree

    I love this, it is so 80’s. The geometric print reminds me of the music video for “Genius of Love” by Tom Tom Club, though I can’t figure out why it does…Anyways, awesome work!

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    Jan 30, 2013, 10.35 PMby Mary Athey

    This is fabulous, the photo with the grafetti is stunning.!!! Did.you not enter the competition with this then?

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      Jan 30, 2013, 11.26 PMby MegH

      I love the graffiti photo! and no I can’t enter the competition because I work at burdastyle.com :) I think it would be unfair lol.

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      Jan 31, 2013, 06.06 AMby Mary Athey

      True lol
      What a great.job.you.have, fancy.swopping lol xx

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    Jan 30, 2013, 08.29 PMby mahaila

    Awesome! Love the colours and the fabric patterns too. Great work:)

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      Jan 30, 2013, 11.26 PMby MegH

      Thank you so much, these neon colors are my FAV!

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    Jan 30, 2013, 06.07 PMby asperge11

    I love it!

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      Jan 30, 2013, 11.24 PMby MegH

      Thanks me too!

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