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Lydia's Lydia

Added Oct 2, 2008

by polychromatin

Halle, Germany

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Description

As my name is Lydia I absolutely had to do the Lydia pattern sooner or later. But I altered it a bit (it is the perfect pattern for alterations!), I made sleeves and body 15 cm longer and changed the neckline. I also ever wanted sleeves with a hole for the thumb in it! The fabric cost only 2€/meter. I really like how it turned out and it is really comfy to wear.
Btw.: that’s Walter Ulbricht I’m trying to kiss, but I had to laugh so hard. He lives in our kitchen and watches over our kooking (and the bratwursts)

Material Notes

cotton jersey I think

Difficulty

Novice

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    Mar 24, 2009, 10.21 AMby kerens18

    Hi umm you asked me about the rain well I tested it yesterday and it’s fine the shoes look the same.. :)

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    Oct 31, 2008, 01.40 PMby emrichkh

    Love the yellow kitchen, mine’s yellow too. Something so cheerful about them. The shirt looks great!

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    Oct 31, 2008, 09.57 AMby camilaustral

    the neckline looks great!

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    Oct 25, 2008, 10.18 AMby ickenoch

    wenn walter das wüsste ! ! ! grüße aus leipzig.

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    Oct 8, 2008, 08.38 AMby kess

    beautiful! i love the thumb holes and the fabric!

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    Oct 6, 2008, 11.05 AMby carottesauvage

    You are completly off the wall those days girl! Perfect to handle a hot chocolate mug or a cool pint (Pump up Das Bier! remember this one?)

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    Oct 6, 2008, 04.02 AMby lybu

    Great done. I like the neckline.

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    Oct 4, 2008, 08.10 PMby peps1

    really good job, but why are you kissing a sausage eating Communism?

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    Oct 4, 2008, 05.07 AMby madamewu

    Lydia! :) it’s so beautiful. Love the fabric, colors are great. and one more thing…the neckline! Great job! :)

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    Oct 4, 2008, 02.39 AMby polychromatin

    Hey guys, thanks for all your nice comments! I would really like to make a How-To, but it is a little bit difficult because I didn’t take photos. If I find the right fabric I’ll maybe do it again and than show you, or I’ll find another way … we will see :)

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    Oct 3, 2008, 11.23 AMby suiandaya

    Wow. This is so cute:) Great idea!

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    Oct 3, 2008, 11.09 AMby mirela

    Coool!

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    Oct 3, 2008, 09.02 AMby dianacirne

    really nice, Lydia!! And I absolutely love the fabric and the alterations you do at the neck!

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    Oct 3, 2008, 07.21 AMby deeem

    Looks fab!

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    Oct 3, 2008, 06.01 AMby bola

    oooh I like it! I like your neckline and the length of the top too! The thumb holes! Wow, cool I guess you put the turtle neck on hold too? I’ve nearly finished the one I’m working on, so i’ll post it soon. Also I like your curtains! where are they from????bx

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    Oct 3, 2008, 04.39 AMby pinksunflower

    I love the neckline with the little roushed bit. How did you do that??? Looks really great!

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    Oct 3, 2008, 02.32 AMby susisonne

    Great alterations, looks nice on you!

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    Oct 3, 2008, 12.55 AMby fashion1

    your top is to cute! especially the alteration on the neckline is very beautiful!

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    Oct 3, 2008, 12.52 AMby abendstern

    Sieht toll aus! Grüße ins ferne Halle :-)

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    Oct 2, 2008, 06.03 PMby jsolnushko

    and Lydia is such a beautiful name!

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    Oct 2, 2008, 06.01 PMby jsolnushko

    It looks great on you! So yung!

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    Oct 2, 2008, 05.42 PMby mmmrphs

    The thumb holes are cool!

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    Oct 2, 2008, 05.39 PMby jujubee

    The neckline is really cool. Could you do a how-to? :)

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    Oct 2, 2008, 03.24 PMby nenasew

    Its super cute. I love how it looks on you. Casual, young and cool.

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    Oct 2, 2008, 02.34 PMby mjb14

    I love the l\extra length and the nekline. Really great job. Good to see you having fun with your photos!

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    Oct 2, 2008, 02.27 PMby justmica

    Love it, especial part around armes!!

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    Oct 2, 2008, 01.55 PMby ghainskom

    This looks super. Looks like an expensive garment from Bench or something similar. You should make a how-to for these thumb holes or for this sweat altogether.

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    Oct 2, 2008, 01.34 PMby jmcentee

    Love the neckline! Very cute.

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    Oct 2, 2008, 01.29 PMby lunatepetal

    love the thumb holes!

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    Oct 2, 2008, 01.00 PMby erdronen

    This is very cute! Great alterations :) I love the long sleeves.

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Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/lydias-lydia