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Female in Plaid

Added Jul 21, 2013

by Oksana Starz...

Mykolayv, Ukraine






This plaid seersucker turned out to be very nice for this pattern. This type of darts let me join the fabric right in all control points: sides, armholes – caps of sleeves and front bands. This plaid isn’t simmetrical and it always complicates the work with such fabrics ( even if the pattern is as simple as this one) so I chose the dark-blue crossings for checking.
One more trouble (the craziest part, to tell the true!:)) was to define the front and reverse side of the fabric – none of known for me methods worked. I only saw the difference after started sewing, fortunately, I had to unpick only darts to re-make them.

The skirt on the pictures is one of my favourite – from 3/2009, #105. Made of dark-blue linen. I omitted pockets because firstly, they seem to be enormous and, secondly, I try to avoid the details that widen hips.

Material Notes

Plaid seersucker.




Summer, Spring
Garment Type
Business, Casual, Classic, Vintage
Cotton, Blends, Denim, Linen, Organza, Polyester, Satin, Shirting, Silk

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    Jul 21, 2013, 09.43 PMby Mary Athey

    lovely blouse and i do love seersucker fabric. i know what you mean about finding fabrics right side, i’ve had to chalk r’s and w’s on some of mine lol. x

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      Jul 22, 2013, 10.29 AMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you very much. Yes, that “where is right where is wrong” made me really mad. To be ready for this again, I need some time to pass:)

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    Jul 21, 2013, 03.30 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    Thank you for your nice words:) And you are right about plaid fabric:))

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    Jul 21, 2013, 11.50 AMby liliv-1

    Blue is your color, every shade of it! Very nice outfit! You can’t go wrong with a pretty plaid:)

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