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By the swimming pool - Brigitte Bardot top and miniskirt

Added May 30, 2013

by Irina Schwab

Aylesbury, Unite...






The second outfit created for the holiday consists of the peasant / Brigitte Bardot top gathered round neck, arms and waist and a self drafted miniskirt.

Both pieces were made from just over a meter of soft summery fabric in geometric print.

The top follows pattern 124 in Burda Style magazine 6/2011, with satin bias binding finishing. The skirt is made from the fabric remnant and started off as a rectangle.

I added lace at the top and 3-4 of of elastic using the shirring technique. It really takes less than an hour o make and there are no zips involved, the skirt can be simply slipped on, over the bikini.

A quick and easy holiday project!

Material Notes

crepe de chine




Summer, Spring
Garment Type

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    May 31, 2013, 02.22 PMby sleepy-dumpling

    Such a great outfit. I really love the print on the fabric.

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    May 31, 2013, 03.09 AMby lorenna

    love the colors! this is such a fun summer outfit!

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      May 31, 2013, 07.51 AMby Irina Schwab

      Thanks, Lorenna. Easiest project ever, and the fabric was so unexpensive!

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    May 31, 2013, 12.05 AMby Mary Athey

    this is lovely on you irena and the fabrics fab. your photos are lovely and so are you in your outfit x

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      May 31, 2013, 07.52 AMby Irina Schwab

      Thanks, Mary. I needed a light summer outfit to cover the arms after i managed to get sunburnt.

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