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My candy sweetheart scrub set

Added Mar 5, 2010

by loyl8

Eureka , Califor...

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I made these scrubs for Valentine’s Day. I was inspired by a heart shaped box full of chocolates! I saw the candy fabric and BINGO!! I paired the chocolate fabric with heart and batik brown and pink dot fabric. I made a sweetheart neckline by ruching the middle and handsewen tucks on the side to give the right effect I was going for. I fitted the top to my bust and partially my waist. It was very figure flattering. I left the bottom unfitted because my hubby and I are planning to have kids in the next couple years so there is room for a belly. I added inseam pockets and two fun chocolate pockets. The one side has two rectangle pockets and the front one I added a little fun detail and embroidered the chocolates frosting (can’t really see in the photos). The other one is a giant heart shaped chocolate pocket with ruffles around it. I added a little front pocket on that one too. I did set in sleeves with a little pleating on top. For the back I sewed many tiny button holes and weaved the back ties through. I think I might add some little heart buttons or snaps for pocket closures on another day. I did not use any offical pattern; I traced a scrub top on muslin I liked and altered it and made my own pattern.

The pants I am still trying to perfect. I did some french/felled seams and other seams are just overcast. I added inseam pockets and a double cargo pocket. I went all out and made a really cute back pocket that is shaped and embroidered like a jean pocket. I was going to add some of the dot fabric, but I kept the pants universal to wear them throughout the year.

It was soo much fun to wear!!!

Material Notes

Cotton: Batik pink/brown dot fabric, choclate candy fabric, hearts galore fabric, brown fabric. Brown/pale pink/dark pink bias seam binding, thread and love.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Other
Style
Business, Casual, Other, Romantic
Material
Cotton

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    Mar 5, 2010, 07.33 PMby cquinn13

    cute! i love the fabric, and the ruching on the bust! nice change from all the shapeless scrubs :)

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      Mar 6, 2010, 08.39 AMby loyl8

      thanks for the comment.. I agree I try to bring fun and some shape to the blah-ness of medical scrubs. I have the freedom to do as I want so I do. :)

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    Mar 5, 2010, 10.32 AMby jasmine77

    Looks very cute and fun

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