Added Aug 1, 2011
Sydney (Inner We...
ink navy and acid yellow*
100% merino wool
[except for the thread (there is no merino thread – why is that?)]
acid yellow in jersey
ink navy in ribbed jersey
This is my creation for Week 4 of the Project Runway Australia Sew-a-long I am hosting on my blog
The brief is to make something from the ‘60s; ’70s; ’80s; or ’90s and make it fashion forward. You get 70’s bones in modern colour blocking! See the second photo for the full-length shot (finally, I changed camera lenses and you can see my shoes!). And the 2nd last shot shows the yoke is a full length tie – not just a sewn on bow ;)
All major seams constructed with the overlocker for durablity. Cuffs finished with the stand-alone coverstitch machine.
Surely, Secretary 101 in the ’70s involved ink and acid!
*cyanide is a colourless, odourless gas. But it is an acid… and I LOVE acid yellow
100% merino wool jersey (the finest fibre in the world!)
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You’ll want to wear this dress to tiki parties, spring weddings, and afternoon dates...
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