VINTAGE MODERN DESIGN CHALLENGE

Added Jan 8, 2012

by floreedith

London, United K...

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This is my interpretation of the design competition. I have effectively ended up doing 3 designs. Although I have never taken a sewing course or a fashion design one, I am just one of those people who has a natural knack for designing and understanding patterns. Most of my expertise and experience comes from trial and error. I enclose the original instructions for the designs which come from Indygo Junction and have made my own adaptations. I made the jacket as is from a A4 piece of paper but I only read the first 3 lines of the middle section of the instructions( NEXT TO PATTERN DRAWING) as the rest was of no interest to me (probably a habit I have not shaken off since starting school – not nursery- school at the age of 2) it is quite simple to understand averages even when you are not a maths genius!!

I understand maths and how to get the results, but unfortunately I am not known to explain this clearly to anyone, hence the reason why I never write down instructions on the projects I place here, but in this instance I will endeavour to do my best and invite anyone interested to email and ask and will attempt to assist as best I can.

I apologise in advance but I do live in my head, I have composed drawings to show you the adaptations to the original pattern and have also taken photos – I hope this helps.

For the Design Challenge I have chosen:-

1- Bed jacket = 2 interpretations/Jacket redesign

2-Slip-On Jumper Dress = 1 redesign

So effectively I am making 3 designs which I am adding a MODERN TWIST TO.

also enclosed you will find the original instructions copied from INDYGO JUNCTION SITE.

This product is for sale
By floreedith at bootcharms designs

Material Notes

notions, buttons, linings, specialist wool, gold thread brocade to finish jacket 1. gold buttons, handmade tabs

Difficulty

Intermediate

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Categories

Season
Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Other
Style
Classic, Mod, Vintage
Material
Blends, Polyester, Wool

Credits

AMY BARICKMAN
BURDA STYLE

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  • Beavers_large

    Jan 23, 2012, 12.29 PMby Flore Ama

    The whole team at Beavers CW is behind you and giving you support….now we understand why our designer looked so preoccupied over the past few days….!!! We all love the Vintage-Modern..xxx

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    Jan 22, 2012, 02.52 PMby Flore Ama

    Wow….! Me likey!!!:0

  • Edphoto1_large

    Jan 21, 2012, 04.39 PMby floreedith

    Thanks fashionfreek & patti-r…I am sure we will talk and share one of these days

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    Jan 21, 2012, 03.04 PMby fashionfreek

    Looks good. All the best to you.:-D

  • Patti_12-28-2011_large

    Jan 21, 2012, 02.50 PMby patti-r

    Very Unique!!!

    Meant to wish you the best of luck too!!!

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      Jan 21, 2012, 06.42 PMby floreedith

      Thank you Patti and wishing you the same … have a nice weekend ;)

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