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marimekko safari

Added Apr 12, 2009

by saxsilverain

Espoo, Finland






finally finished this!

it’s a safari, made of 2 different marimekko fabrics. the bottom one i’ve had for years, given to me by my mum-in-law, and the top one i bought last year on a summer sale for 8e/m ;)

i had been planning to combine these 2 fabrics somehow, and finally found the perfect pattern(s).

the bottom part is Tonia shorts pattern from here, and the top part is from Burda magazine (7/2007) join them at the waist.

i love all the blue+brown shades on both parts of the safari, eventhough they’re not exactly alike but it’s okay for me! the weirder the better, haha! :D

i also loooooove the collar, i can either wear it straight just like that, or wrinkle it up by pulling the drawstrings!

i’ll be wearing it a lot this summer ;)

Material Notes

2m of cotton (1m for the top part, 1m for the shorts), shorts zipper, snap-on buttons




Garment Type
Casual, Classic


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    Apr 27, 2009, 01.21 PMby meseide

    Great combination and I totally love the fabric and the pattern of the top part!

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    Apr 15, 2009, 09.15 PMby Sandy Wilson

    Very creative and eye-catching! Love the fabric.

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    Apr 15, 2009, 09.02 AMby cicaktoes

    Wow how cute and creative! Love the use of the 2 fabrics!

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    Apr 12, 2009, 01.54 PMby madamewu

    it’s so oryginal. i like colours a lot. :)

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    Apr 12, 2009, 10.11 AMby sewella

    Lovely, eclectic creation and vivid colours! Great job!

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