recycled leather nr. 2

Added Mar 19, 2009

by lauriana

Den Haag, Nether...

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Description

When I made my first jacket from recycled leather, I drafted three patterns. For this one, I decided to use black wool, along with the leather from the old coat. I have to say, however, that it’s a difficult combination if you want your seams to behave and be flat… Jacket is fully lined.

Material Notes

leather from an old coat, wool crepe, lining

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    Jan 20, 2011, 12.50 AMby memoryseed

    so very talented!

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    Jan 18, 2011, 07.55 PMby lila-1

    I really love this with the corporate skirt, its so edgy. And the contrasting fabrics work a treat – a lot of contrasts with leather end up looking a little tacky but this garment definitely doesnt have that problem :) good job! what was the thickness of the leather you used?

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    Mar 23, 2009, 06.19 AMby mizzmoxie

    You really deserve to be out there with these designs! You have such talent. I’d love to see your work on a run-way some day. That is, if you want it there ;).

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    Mar 21, 2009, 07.44 AMby orange-angel

    A wonderful design!

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    Mar 20, 2009, 01.03 AMby hajnika

    Very cool outfits! Fantastic job. I like very much the line of skirt and the jacket is fantastic and very nice.

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    Mar 19, 2009, 07.45 PMby pats12

    that is so gorgeous…you should be on project runway!!

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    Mar 19, 2009, 06.08 PMby jem1022

    Overall its stunning and it suits you so well…… loving it…..

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    Mar 19, 2009, 04.42 PMby bakainc

    This is absolutely stunning. From the back especially… I wish I was this brave.

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    Mar 19, 2009, 03.58 PMby amandamargaret

    i had the same problem on curves w/ leather…i gave up though and went with a different fabric. glad you persevered! looks amazing.

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    Mar 19, 2009, 02.17 PMby loyl8

    Absolutely awesome!! I love that you used recyceld leather! great job!!

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    Mar 19, 2009, 12.57 PMby carlatv

    Totally impressive! Amazing style….

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    Mar 19, 2009, 12.37 PMby jj1

    I love it when you wear with long sleeve top.

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    Mar 19, 2009, 12.20 PMby redoubt

    I love the design! And wool and leather are two of my favorites.

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