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80's Romper

Added Dec 22, 2009

by automaticswe...

Los Angeles, Cal...




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I’m slowly rebuilding my wardrobe, and this romper is one of my latest accomplishments. Made with a 1982 McCall’s pattern that I thrifted.

Material Notes

wool blend in navy and cream check, antiqued silver snaps




Garment Type
Beach, Casual, Preppy, Vintage

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    Apr 15, 2010, 06.55 PMby cbsheff

    Excellent jumper that looks perfect on you. I’ve been looking for a pattern, but I like your idea— I’ll wait until one pops up at a thrift store!

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    Dec 25, 2009, 09.14 AMby missb3

    Love it! Well done!

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    Dec 24, 2009, 12.48 PMby amybez

    Love, love, love it,…and the way you styled the whole look! Hot Stuff!

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    Dec 23, 2009, 10.28 PMby kat21

    This is awesome! Absolutely love it.

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    Dec 23, 2009, 08.14 PMby automaticsweetheart

    thank you for the kind words, everyone! you know how to make a girl’s day:)

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    Dec 23, 2009, 10.43 AMby dschudie

    love love love LOVE IT! verypurpleperson is right, the whole outfit! it`s sooooo adorable!!! whoooohooo <3 well done

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    Dec 23, 2009, 10.00 AMby verypurpleperson

    I love the whole outfit! The romper is perfect, so is the hair, blouse, tights, belts, bags, and shoes!

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    Dec 23, 2009, 09.21 AMby sewclairey

    This looks amazing, I love the romper and the way you’ve constructed the whole outfit!

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    Dec 23, 2009, 01.36 AMby sarsaparilla

    It’s great! A lot of rompers I’ve checked out are quite fitted, but yours looks like it might be quite comfy :)

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      Dec 23, 2009, 08.13 PMby automaticsweetheart

      yes, it’s quite unfitted, which is one of my favorite things about it. i think this will be my go-to piece for those days when i’m feeling a little puffy;)

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    Dec 22, 2009, 11.10 PMby nutmeg1

    Cute! I love the whole outfit!

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    Dec 22, 2009, 10.43 PMby nettie

    This is awesome!! I could never pull it off in a million years, but it looks fantastic on you!

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      Dec 22, 2009, 10.48 PMby automaticsweetheart

      Thanks Nettie!
      I wasn’t entirely sure if I’d be able to pull it off either when I was sewing it. Thank goodness for tights and long sleeved blouses!

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