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Alexander Mcqueen ruffle trim tailcoat - leaf velvety jacket

Added Apr 4, 2012

by milkyway

Enschede, Nether...






I adore this exquisite Alexander Mcqueen crepe jacket (cost 2,870 euro)… since I saw it on the internet… so bought the fabric, drew the pattern myself and made it in just one day.

I used a stronger material… is a sort of velvety corduroy made of cotton.
Beautiful blended tailcoat of Alexander Mcqueen, featuring a round neck, padded shoulders, full length sleeves and a ruffle trim. The jacket has a ruffled tail to the back and eyes and hooks to the front of bodice for closure.
I added 3 roses made with the same material… simple love it… Great wearing with jeans for casual look or dress pants for more elegant look.

Material Notes

2 mts of velvet
1 mt satin for the lining




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Classic, Evening Wear, Goth/Gothic Lolita, Romantic, Steampunk

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    Apr 11, 2012, 08.30 PMby aceshey18

    I love it! may have to have a go at something like this myself too!

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    Apr 10, 2012, 09.07 AMby zuzkaaa

    Amazing job! I think that it’s better than original :)

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      Apr 10, 2012, 09.34 AMby milkyway

      OH myyy thank you so much you are very kind

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    Apr 5, 2012, 01.33 PMby Adriana Orozco

    Hello my dear friend!!!! where have you been???? I really hope that you and all your loved ones are well. Abotut that jacket………………..IT IS SOOOOO BEAUTIFULL!!! and it looks superb on you too!!! and…I can not belive it that you made it in just one day!°!!! you are soooooo talented!!! send you a warm hug, all the way from the rainforest!!

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      Apr 5, 2012, 06.49 PMby milkyway

      My dear Adriana so great to hear from you! as always you are so kind and swett…Yeah I have been a little lazy uploading the projects… I had sewn a lot, lots of coats and things but it has been a cruel winter, now I am not feeling that blue anymore. Thank you for your compliments mean a lot to me. have a happy Easter, pero a la manera latinoamerica sin huevos de pascua o conejos .. jajajajja

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    Apr 5, 2012, 07.13 AMby velvetribbon

    What a gorgeous jacket! I wish I could make the jacket like this. Great job milkyway:))

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      Apr 5, 2012, 06.49 PMby milkyway

      you are so kind thank you

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    Apr 5, 2012, 04.22 AMby jennyrecorder

    Beautiful and much dressier than the original, your choice of fabric is spot-on!

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      Apr 5, 2012, 06.50 PMby milkyway

      thank you, yeah I though so but then the ruffles got to thick and puffy made my hips bigger.. very nice to hear from you

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    Apr 5, 2012, 12.15 AMby freakusbzzz

    Fabulous. Can’t believe you can do it in one day! Hang on.. you musn’t have kids. You really did a splendid job and I like the silky lining behind the tail ruffles.

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      Apr 5, 2012, 12.25 AMby milkyway

      hahahah thank you… in fact I have 2… 21 and 7 years old… While sewing my hubby help me taking care of the cooking! thank you for your nice comments!

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    Apr 4, 2012, 11.34 PMby caramia-made

    Wow! So beautiful!

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      Apr 5, 2012, 12.26 AMby milkyway

      Thank you very much!

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    Apr 4, 2012, 11.14 PMby pamchar

    Very elegant! I love the look with jeans and red heels

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      Apr 5, 2012, 12.27 AMby milkyway

      Thank you… !!

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    Apr 4, 2012, 08.45 PMby kanamithedreamer

    It’s exquisite :)

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      Apr 4, 2012, 08.54 PMby milkyway

      wow already having reaction thank you so much!!

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    Apr 4, 2012, 08.36 PMby ariation

    Wow, well done……….It looks pretty much like the original.

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      Apr 4, 2012, 08.54 PMby milkyway

      Thanks you are very kind

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    Apr 4, 2012, 08.30 PMby step-van-b

    Oh lala. How cool is that. I wish I could draw a pattern and sew a great piece in just one day. Fantastic job.

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      Apr 4, 2012, 08.55 PMby milkyway

      Thank you very much… cool comment!

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