Grandma's funeral

Added Mar 1, 2013

by krice

Ski, Norway

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Description

I made this outfit when my grandmother passed away, as I wanted something special to honour and celebrate her long life and dedication to various handicrafts. More about her and more pictures of my project in my blog.

Material Notes

Dupioni silk, cotton lining, crocheted cotton lace, satin bias tape, poly-satin.

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Suit
Style
Classic
Material
Cotton, Satin, Silk

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    Mar 1, 2013, 10.19 PMby flowergirl22

    That is so sweet,, I wish I had thought of that when my grandmother passed away, she tought me all my crafting skills to,, how long did it take you?

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      Mar 1, 2013, 11.17 PMby krice

      Thank you, that’s so kind. I think I spent three days making this outfit.

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    Mar 1, 2013, 09.43 PMby Mary Athey

    I’m so sorry to hear your gran passed away but i’m sure she’d of been proud of you and the lovely outfit you made for her funeral. Its lovely on you x

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      Mar 1, 2013, 09.58 PMby krice

      Thank you for your kind words! I think she’d have liked it too, and it was the best way I could think of to honour the queen of handicrafts.

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