Added Jun 26, 2011
Sydney Again., A...
I found a great Vogue pattern (V2988) that I could make a few items from. I did a cotton version of the top I didn’t love and thought it would be a great pattern for stretch. And it was.
The top has panels with sharp corners and I thought it best to emphasize these with contrasting colours. Also with the black on the outer sides it would hopefully make my waist look a little curvier as I am straight up and down. I may need to shorten it a little though.
The pants were altrered slightly, they are supposed to be even higher than waist line but seeing as I don’t like to tuck in my tops it was a little pointless. Plus a little more comfy.
I added two side darts and did a small pleat and tiny stitch line down the centre front to give it a permanently creased effect.
I love this outfit and I have some great fabric for the coat ready and waiting.
Bengadine for the pants (great in windy weather I found!)
Ponti stretch for the top. All from tessuti remnants table.
Sewing & Techniques
Say goodbye to skipped stitches and damaged seams!
Fashion & Trends
Flaunt those curves in Kim-approved bombshell looks.
50 Select Red, White, and Blue patterns are 50% off!
Meg got an inside look into our new course, and see why she thinks you need to register too!
Leopard print, stripes, and mod coats for fall.
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.