Spring print suit

Added Aug 26, 2013

by Winnie Nkosi

Johannesburg, So...

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Description

Print blazer with a black collar and black button paired with print roll up shorts.
Blazer has a black lining,with flap pockets and a slit at the back.
The shorts have a pockets,no waistband,made a facing instead as i felt the waistband will make the waist too high.Didnt make a turn up on the pants i roll them up i like the contrast of the reverse side of the fabric.
Patterns i drafted myself.
Fabric is a linen blend.

Material Notes

Used 1m fabric for the jacket and 1m polycotton for lining, 1 button and a zip i made shorter for the pants.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring
For
Women
Material
Cotton, Denim, Linen

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    Aug 26, 2013, 08.54 PMby puffinlove

    This is great fun! I love the zany print, perfect for spring! (Where I am it’s the end of summer, unfortunately!) Enjoy the rest of your spring sewing – look forward to seeing it!

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      Aug 27, 2013, 08.14 AMby Winnie Nkosi

      Thank you puffyinlove,so glad winter is ending…Yes i’ll be doing a lot of sewing this spring…

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    Aug 26, 2013, 04.36 PMby MojoHollz

    Super cute! Perfectly stylish and easy to wear. Looks like you could match either one of these pieces to almost anything too, very thoughtful :)

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      Aug 27, 2013, 08.15 AMby Winnie Nkosi

      Thnk you Hollz,yes its versatile will wear with jeans,tanks tops and few more other items…

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    Aug 26, 2013, 03.08 PMby Winnie Nkosi

    I love this site so much Mary,it replaced facebook,i mean we all share the passion for sewing doesnt get than this…You are good Mary,your projects always come out very neat.

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    Aug 26, 2013, 02.22 PMby Mary Athey

    wow winnie you certainly rock this look.Both pieces are fabulous. Your fabric choice was so right and i love both on you. The fact that you drafted both pieces yourself just shows how talented you are x

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      Aug 26, 2013, 02.56 PMby Winnie Nkosi

      Thank you Mary,you the sweetest,keep it up,..Spring is almost here in this side of planet earth im preparing.I have a few other things i’ll be making tonight.The pattern making skills i had to go through a few years of pattern making at fashion school,its coming in handy at least.Thank you again Mary

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      Aug 26, 2013, 03.02 PMby Mary Athey

      you’re welcome winnie, i aspire to be as good as you and a lot of the others on here. I get better the more i do and i do love tnis site x

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