Added Sep 30, 2010
Project Runway ReMake Challenge
Step one was to remove the shoulder pads. Shoulder details are in, but those puppies were huge! And the jacket had its own spiffy shoulder details. I shortened the jacket by about three inches, and took it in on the sides. I also chopped off the sleeves, and set those aside for later use (waste not, want not!). I removed the waistband of the skirt and also saved that to be reused as epaulette-like details on the shortened, gathered sleeves. My trusty iron was most needed for smoothing out the original collar of the jacket, getting it ready for a brand new neckline. I turned the skirt around, attached it to the jacket and removed a chunk from the bottom. That piece joined with the old sleeves to become a fun, new chunky collar that can be worn several different ways (see pics). I also reused the lace from inside the skirt hem to re-hem the jacket. The only new items on this jacket were the wooden buttons (and a belt for fun).
Not really sure, there wasn’t a tag. Seems like just a woven cotton.
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