Medieval Spacemaster Silk Ruffle Top

Added Jun 26, 2008

by ledthread

Brooklyn, New Yo...

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Description

Yes, another ruffle top. Based off the JJ pattern, but this one is a bit more rough around the edges, and a little more avant-garde. I’m heading in a high-fashion /peasant direction, and here we are.

Beautiful neutral colored designer surplus silk with lovely drape and hand. Seams and edges are serged in darker browns, ruffles are topstitched. Amazing texture in person. Double breasted, snap closures.

I cut this fabric as I was cutting a custom order and I was planning on sewing it the ‘right’ way… but I’m bored of sewing the ‘right’ way!! This was pretty fun. I love the way the texture came out, and the creative process was quite satisfying.

Material Notes

silk, thread, snaps, love

Difficulty

Novice

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JJ

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    Jul 21, 2008, 09.30 AMby megadethsgirl

    WOW. I LOVE this creation. It’s both classic and futuristic hard edge yet delicate. I would love to have this. The contrast is also super. I wish I saw more stuff like this in stores!

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    Jun 30, 2008, 01.47 PMby ta22tarantula

    stunning work and lovely design! thanks for posting this!

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    Jun 30, 2008, 06.15 AMby carottesauvage

    This is superb!

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    Jun 29, 2008, 10.59 AMby cheekie

    i love this! great job…

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    Jun 28, 2008, 10.15 PMby stephaniemorgan

    gorgeous!

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    Jun 27, 2008, 06.24 PMby icanread

    I love it! I might have to steal this pattern, I think I’m in love with this top!

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    Jun 27, 2008, 03.51 PMby nenasew

    I am speechless. This is gorgeous. You say, rough around the edges, and thats exactly what I love about this blouse-the contrast between rough around the edges and sophisticated. Pictures are lovely too.

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    Jun 27, 2008, 11.02 AMby mirela

    Beautiful Layla!

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    Jun 27, 2008, 09.25 AMby lybu

    This is absolutely beautiful. I love you version. The details are really great.

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    Jun 27, 2008, 09.18 AMby dianacirne

    I loveeee it!!! Your creative direction is amazing! I love all your works and I’m waiting more from you! the better thing in this blouse is that can be avant garde but very usable (I expect this is the right word!) !

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    Jun 27, 2008, 08.45 AMby olyaboieru

    Well done! Amazing and creative as always! :)

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    Jun 27, 2008, 07.58 AMby jj1

    You’re so crative. I love how you did with the sleeves!

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    Jun 27, 2008, 06.16 AMby miss-g

    Nice contrasts. Delicate, but with a touch of attitude.

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    Jun 27, 2008, 05.24 AMby lemonemlyn

    Exquisite! I like the futuristic feel of it.

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    Jun 27, 2008, 03.06 AMby naughtylittlepony

    Beautiful!

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    Jun 27, 2008, 12.23 AMby senasews

    i love this one. i like the soft coloured fabric with the “undone”-serged edges. great contrast between cute and rough. gorgeous!

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    Jun 26, 2008, 10.25 PMby lauriana

    I think it’s great. I’m usually not that keen on the serged-on-the -outside look, but in this case, I love the lines and texture it provides and your adaptions to the JJ pattern work very well this way.

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    Jun 26, 2008, 09.24 PMby photinx

    I love it.

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    Jun 26, 2008, 06.26 PMby carlatv

    The texture, the color, the feel of the fabric… it’s all beautiful. I really like your take on the JJ pattern. You can see “your style” in the way you made the changes to the pattern. Awesome job! :o)

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