TR Jumpsuit

Added Jul 15, 2012

by michelle ><...

Kapaa, United St...

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Description

OK, brace yourselves!! I sacrificed a vintage 70’s Tori Richards Honolulu maxi dress to use the fabric for this jumpsuit. The stupidest thing I could have done was not take a picture of it before I started cutting it up. I bought it at a garage sale and have had it for like 3yrs waiting for just the day I would know what to make from it. Since it was a size 14 I could have never worn it in its original state. Made the pattern myself, shirring is so fun and easy to do!
I love how it turned out and tried to stay as true to its era as I could, but I rarely wear anything this long because I am only 5’1". I think it would look way better on someone with longer legs. My lovely daughters friend EM was nice enough to photograph it. She did AweSome!

Material Notes

Polyester

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Jumpsuit
Style
Beach, Evening Wear, Mod, Vintage
Material
Polyester

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    Jan 20, 2013, 04.38 PMby domestic-divaonline

    What fun! This is so retro. Don’t hesitate to wear this. You really pull this off!

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    Jul 29, 2012, 11.08 AMby illusionel

    so good. I like it

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    Jul 19, 2012, 08.22 PMby RedDynamica

    i always love jumpsuits, love your recycled version, and it suits you 100%!

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    Jul 18, 2012, 03.28 AMby wildflower31

    Amazing. I want to make a jumpsuit, but did not think I could pull it off. I sm 4’11". You look hot so maybe there is hope

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    Jul 16, 2012, 07.01 AMby michelle ><><><

    Thank you everyone for your wonderful comments!

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    Jul 15, 2012, 05.58 PMby SassyT

    You are only 5ft 1". Wow this looks amazing on you. It is amazing! Did I say Fabulous. Sorry but you rock this it suits you to a tee. I think it depends on the persons shape rather than size, and you suit this to a tee. WOW.

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    Jul 15, 2012, 03.15 PMby byrdiesews

    Awesome! I would never have known you are only 5’1"… this makes you look so much taller!

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    Jul 15, 2012, 01.59 PMby Mary Athey

    Gorgeous and the fabrics fantastic.whats the dress?? Did you make.it as well xx

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      Jul 15, 2012, 04.44 PMby michelle ><><><

      . Thanks, read the description about how this outfit
      came to be it might make more sense. i added it cuz it was the closest thing i could find on line to what it use to look like ><>

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      Jul 15, 2012, 05.06 PMby Mary Athey

      oh right!! got you now x

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    Jul 15, 2012, 12.38 PMby Anrob

    It looks very comfortable and it fits you well.

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