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Breakfast at Tiffany's a bit different

Added May 10, 2012

by apfelbluete

Duesseldorf, Ger...






Everybody knows the movie „Breakfast at tiffany’s” with Audrey Hepburn. And usually every one thinks of the long black dress or the shorter one with the bouquet feathers for the party in connection with Holly Golightly. And I’m sure that only a few people noticed how beautiful the pullover is she’s wearing in lots of scenes!
But why am I telling you that? I needed a vintage top for my Bridgitte Bardot trousers.
And what fits better than this pullover?
Luckily I already had vintage patterns from the 50s. Actually it was coincidence, because I only bought them because of the trousers (still in work).
In July 2011 I cut a trousers from “123 Burda 06/2011”.
First I thought it wouldn’t take much time, but it didn’t meet my requirements. That’s why I trimmed it about 50 times in the hope to be able to correct the fit through working on the trousers, not the patterns. In the end I trimmed them apart into 4 pieces and cut them like my perfect trousers from the 50s.
For more details and photos you can visit my blog

Material Notes

Cotton strech




Summer, Spring
Garment Type
Romantic, Vintage

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    Apr 19, 2013, 08.22 AMby Tess967

    Awesome! Love your photo shoot. :)

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    Jan 3, 2013, 01.21 AMby alekat

    I’ve always admired her pull over too! i was thinking of making a similar top from on of the newer Burda patterns. Your trousers are great too! Nicely made!

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      Jan 3, 2013, 02.56 PMby apfelbluete

      Thank you so much:-)

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    May 12, 2012, 04.16 AMby kateinboots

    I have always wanted to replicate this outfit of Audrey’s from Breakfast at Tiffany’s! You did a lovely job, it’s fantastic!

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    May 11, 2012, 07.38 AMby loulourosa

    I allways loved this combination! And yours is lovely too, also nice pictures!

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    May 11, 2012, 04.08 AMby servareginae

    The pullover and trousers are charming. Thanks for showing the inner details of your work. It looks very neat and professional.

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    May 10, 2012, 11.30 PMby schnui

    Great outfit!!! You look lovely as always.

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    May 10, 2012, 10.26 PMby skeeler

    What a great look!

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      May 10, 2012, 10.41 PMby apfelbluete

      thank you very much:-)

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    May 10, 2012, 08.35 PMby strickmeise

    Nicht das kleinste Fältchen zu sehen! Wunderbar! Das Oberteil gefällt mir sehr gut!

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      May 10, 2012, 08.45 PMby apfelbluete

      das ist das ergebnis von vermutlich mehr als 50 anproben und 3 korrekturen. die zahl 50 bitte wort wörtlich zu nehmen:-)

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    May 10, 2012, 07.16 PMby kihli

    I love the pullover, the original as well as yours! Great job!

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