Undercover Martyn

Added Jun 13, 2014

by lejditea

Beograd, Serbia

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♫ ♪ Undercover Martyn

New shorts in my wardrobe! This time I tried a pattern #123 from Burda 06/2014.. I liked the challenge of making this cute button closure (and trying something new).. Also on photos it looked like it is high-waisted, so it was a reason more to give it a try.. I used stretch denim with print for shorts.. It was easy and fun to sew.. The fit is good, and I’ll probably make another version with scallops around the buttons..

The top is also made by me.. Last year I had an experiment using one Burda top pattern #107, 09/2008 .. I wanted to see how many different garments I can make with that basic pattern.. I had ideas only for three (Black Balloon top and Atlantis To Interzone dress), but maybe in future I’ll figure out something new.. The back with buttons on my top was inspired by Deer&Doe’s Datura top .. I redrafted Burda’s top pattern to have the back I wanted, and to that I added high-low hemline.. Fabric I used is rayon, remnant bin find, less than 1m of length..

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Shorts
Material
Denim, Rayon

Credits

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    Jul 16, 2014, 12.19 AMby carottesauvage

    I hate shorts but those look great. It is a shame you din’t choose those pictures in front of the murals as your cover-project image!.. they are awesome..trust your aesthetic instincts next time, babe! :)

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      Jul 18, 2014, 03.39 PMby lejditea

      I wasn’t sure if I liked the photos in front of the mural.. something was not just right.. that’s why I changed order of pictures.. there’s more of these cute ghosts murals, and more projects to come :)
      thanks for the critique :)

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    Jun 25, 2014, 10.15 PMby Byanka Ayala

    Love your outfit! Especially the buttons on the back of the blouse. Your shorts turned out great.

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      Jun 27, 2014, 12.07 PMby lejditea

      thank you very much :) there’s a lot of buttons in these two projects :)

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    Jun 21, 2014, 10.23 PMby surfjewels

    A very cute pair of shorts.

    Hannah. http://surfjewels.tumblr.com/

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    Jun 14, 2014, 09.20 AMby KannaK

    nice !!

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    Jun 14, 2014, 04.44 AMby Louloustar

    super cool tnx for the ieee

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    Jun 14, 2014, 03.00 AMby Deanna31

    Beautifully done as always. I love all your fabrics! I wish I had your fabric store over here!

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      Jun 14, 2014, 01.12 PMby lejditea

      thank you :) I don’t know what I would do without italtes stores in Belgrade.. they have periods when prices are very low, and that’s when we all shop there frequently.. both fabrics were from remnant bin and they cost me about 3 euros :) nowadays, prices are high for their fabrics and it will be like that for next couple of months :(

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    Jun 13, 2014, 08.58 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Love your shorts! Very well done! Love the music too :) The tops you have made is very nice – you are a great seamstress!

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      Jun 14, 2014, 12.57 PMby lejditea

      thank you Ellen for kind words :) I’m very proud how my sewing skills are getting better with every project I make :)

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    Jun 13, 2014, 05.18 PMby liliv-1

    very nice fit and lovely design, I like your outfit a lot.

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      Jun 14, 2014, 12.31 PMby lejditea

      thank you :) that’s nice to hear :)

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http://burdastyle.com//projects/undercover-martyn