Vintage Fabric Floral Romper

Added Jul 12, 2010

by jodeusp

Deerfield, Illin...

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Description

I’m quite proud of this! It’s the only thing I’ve sewn that isn’t just a dress. Sorry I don’t have better pictures of the actual sewing, these were taken for my blog. It has a ruffle around the top in front, I don’t know if you can tell. I used a vintage pattern for the shorts part and tweaked it a little so that I could add on the waistband, top, and ruffle. I made my own bias tape to go around the top.

Material Notes

Vintage cotton fabric, 18" black zipper, vintage pattern

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Jumpsuit
Style
Bohemian
Material
Cotton

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    Jul 23, 2010, 12.37 AMby jesslaa

    Hi! Any tips for how you made the ruffle around the top?

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      Jul 23, 2010, 02.04 AMby jodeusp

      They’re just big inverted pleats, you can probably find a tutorial on how to do them if you search inverted pleats!

      Hope that helped :)
      -Sam

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    Jul 16, 2010, 12.43 AMby msmcpolly

    do you have a pattern, i’ve been looking for romper paterns everywhere…

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      Jul 16, 2010, 05.03 AMby jodeusp

      Nope, sorry! I used a pattern for the shorts part, but then made the top part myself. Good luck looking though.

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    Jul 13, 2010, 09.28 AMby fifilina

    love it!! great fabric. can’t wait for spring/summer here in aus, i want to wear florals and playsuits and dresses again!

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    Jul 13, 2010, 02.32 AMby kelsey1234

    omg I love all your stuff!! I’ve have a collection of about 20 rompers and I can’t get enough! You’re blog is soo cool! Keep it up! I look forward to reading your blog!

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      Jul 13, 2010, 04.44 AMby jodeusp

      thank you so much! I love rompers too :)

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    Jul 13, 2010, 02.22 AMby fmsarawlove

    That’s absolutely adorable and you look SO good in it <3 Looking at your pic makes me miss my long hair…alas, why did I ever cut it???

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      Jul 13, 2010, 04.45 AMby jodeusp

      Thank you so much! I am rather angry with my hair right now… I desperately need to trim it haha.

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    Jul 12, 2010, 11.07 AMby Ms Bee

    addorable! I want to sew a romper too, but it looks so difficult!

    PS could you give me the name of your blog? or a link …?

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    Jul 12, 2010, 08.38 AMby HouseOf Pinheiro

    Sweet- perfect for our summer music festivals…

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      Jul 12, 2010, 02.56 PMby jodeusp

      haha that’s exactly what I was thinking! I may be wearing it to one on friday :)
      Thank you!

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    Jul 12, 2010, 07.51 AMby rokonela

    It looks so pretty

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      Jul 12, 2010, 02.56 PMby jodeusp

      thank you!

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    Jul 12, 2010, 07.22 AMby iris123

    adorable! really pretty!

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      Jul 12, 2010, 02.56 PMby jodeusp

      thanks!

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    Jul 12, 2010, 06.36 AMby libbysharf

    Very cute!

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      Jul 12, 2010, 07.00 AMby jodeusp

      Thanks :)

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    Jul 12, 2010, 03.24 AMby darcyfarcy

    I love it!!!! You should be very proud. I wish I had your sense of style.

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      Jul 12, 2010, 07.00 AMby jodeusp

      Thank you very much! :)

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