Added Jan 5, 2012
This outfit is 100% handmade! I saw the tribal printed fabric and this top instantly flashed into my brain. Being tall and picky, I decided to draft a pattern myself and I’m thrilled with the results – particularly that the bustpoint is correct, the empire waist band is UNDER my boobs and the thing is long enough!! All typically tall-girl problems.
I also bought some great stretch denim and used Jalie 2908 (http://www.jalie.com/jalie2908-women-s-stretch-jeans-sewing-pattern.html) to make some jeans. If you haven’t heard about this pattern yet – it’s seriously the best jeans pattern out there, I think. I modified the leg to make skinny jeans (it’s typically a bootcut) and used the high-waist option. They turned out fabulous and I wear them all the time. It’s nearly impossible to find skinny jeans that fit a 6ft tall size 14 gal, but now I have a pair! I seriously <3 sewing. Seriously.
Thanks for the view and happy happy sewing!!
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