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Cotton Tweed Sunday Suit

Added Sep 6, 2012

by orchiddream

West Chicago, Il...






Cotton tweed 2 piece suit, underlined in silk organza, seams Hong Kong finished in various shades of silk dupioni. Jacket has button front, just below elbow length sleeves, and a chain weighted hem.

Skirt is above knee length, with center back zip and vent.

Jacket is Vogue pattern 2991

Material Notes

Cotton tweed with nylon backing. Silk organza underlining, chain, Mother of Pearl buttons.




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Cotton, Silk

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    Sep 26, 2012, 10.34 AMby Katerina Petrova

    Wow! Very chic!

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    Sep 7, 2012, 09.16 PMby Glenville Hughes

    Magnificento,but no no no not just on Sundays,what has the rest of the week done eh!But lovely

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    Sep 7, 2012, 07.10 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

    what a stunning suit! beautifull made, Its truely gorgeous and fits beautifully! Did you make the pattern?

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      Sep 14, 2012, 01.01 PMby orchiddream

      Thank you so much! The skirt is a simple no side seam affair, you just wrap the fabric around your hips, back seam, dart the sides, front, back, and you’re there! The jacket is Vogue 2991.

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    Sep 7, 2012, 05.23 AMby Mary Athey

    your suits gorgeous. the fabric and style of the suits very audrey hepburn and fab on you. i must check hong kong seams out?? is it like binding the seams? x

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      Sep 7, 2012, 12.25 PMby orchiddream

      Thanks for your praise. Mary. Yes. Hong Kong seams are bound with bias strips. Simple and showy!

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      Sep 7, 2012, 02.02 PMby Mary Athey

      i just corrected my spelling lol. i.d no glasses on at the time. your suits really well done and you deserve lots of praise x

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    Sep 7, 2012, 02.55 AMby schnui

    Beautifully made and looks so professional.

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      Sep 7, 2012, 03.16 AMby orchiddream

      Thanks, S! I’m pleased with it. I especially like the collar.

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    Sep 6, 2012, 10.46 PMby MissCorsetLizz

    Wow!! I love your Suit! It’s Gorgeous!!!! :-D

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      Sep 7, 2012, 02.25 AMby orchiddream

      Thanks Miss Corset! I think I could use a corset under this suit! Or anything else for that matter…………

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    Sep 6, 2012, 10.22 PMby MientjiB

    Wowzer, a perfect suit! Well done :-)

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      Sep 7, 2012, 02.24 AMby orchiddream

      Thank you so much!

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