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tweed spats

Added Aug 29, 2008

by sawa

Lahti, Finland






I saw a pair of spats here and they were so cute that I decided to sew spats too :) I found a pattern on the internet and tried it out with some scrap fabric. I had to make quite a lot of changes, but here’s the result. I’m quite pleased with these. And as you can see, there’s also a lining to make spats stiffer.

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Material Notes

tweed, cotton and buttons.





to Sirmigglesworth whose spats inspired me to sew these :)

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    Sep 24, 2008, 05.40 PMby justmica

    This is my favourite…

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    Sep 6, 2008, 06.56 PMby peps1

    heheh Spats!

    you cant see it to clear, but the man in my avatar is rocking spats and a tophat….always a winning combination.

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    Sep 2, 2008, 10.08 AMby borzoi

    Love thoose!!! :D

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    Aug 30, 2008, 11.41 AMby amermaid

    Thank you so very much for the ‘how to’ and link to the pattern :-)

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    Aug 30, 2008, 07.54 AMby cat

    I like your variation!Thanx for the how to & pattern link :)

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    Aug 30, 2008, 03.38 AMby sawa

    Ok, I just posted a how to of these spats.You can find it here: http://www.burdastyle.com/howtos/show/1248

    There’s also a link to that internet page where I found the pattern.

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    Aug 30, 2008, 12.06 AMby fashion1

    wow! awesome idea! I think I will copy you ;)!

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    Aug 29, 2008, 09.24 PMby mctessa

    these are awesome! where did you find the pattern?! I’m gunna make some!

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    Aug 29, 2008, 06.25 PMby lee-forrest

    AHHH!! I’ve been dying to make a pair of spats! I LOVE spats… Pattern please? Pretty please? :)

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    Aug 29, 2008, 04.50 PMby polychromatin

    Yeah, I think it’s cool that you used different buttons!

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    Aug 29, 2008, 04.09 PMby luckicharmz

    These are very cute! Great job. Love the different buttons.

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