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Flower garden jump suit Burda style 03/2015

Added Jul 12, 2015

by Irina Schwab

Aylesbury, Unite...






My first trouser project and jumpsuit project, all in one!

After shopping around for a floral jumpsuit, I have decided that it is easier to make my own. The pattern is simplistic, easy to follow. The project helped me get over the trouser making phobia. I am really pleased with the result, and it also gave me the opportunity to practice my shirring.

The top part ties at the back. Ties were made as spaghetti straps from the same material.

silk cotton – Fenwick’s
Jewellery: dragonfly motif matching earrings and long necklace – 14k gold and pearls from Obsidian art. Matching vintage dragonfly brooch
Gold Shoes: Love Moschino
Sunglasses: Love Moschino
Watch: Just Cavalli
Purple ribbon for leg detail: John Lewis haberdashery
Gold heart pins – Trimmings

Material Notes

silk cotton , ribbon




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type

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    Jul 29, 2015, 06.18 AMby SassyT

    Thanks. I will let you know when.

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    Jul 24, 2015, 07.53 PMby SassyT

    Love jumpsuits. Yours is stunning. Would you mind me sharing this on SSB? I link to your post and let you know when shared. https://www.facebook.com/SassySewingBees

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      Jul 28, 2015, 10.55 PMby Irina Schwab

      So sorry.. i have seen this too late. Of course i don’t mind! Thank you so much!

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    Jul 16, 2015, 10.43 AMby sunithavally

    super dress

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    Jul 16, 2015, 05.18 AMby Allison Page

    Congratulations on being featured!

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    Jul 15, 2015, 08.41 PMby Mokara

    Oh wow, this is beautiful. Welcome back with a BANG!!! I need to try shirring, never done it before, but I read what you said to Mary & I’m less scared of trying now :-) Congrats on being featured! Great job.

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    Jul 14, 2015, 06.57 PMby TyMarie

    SO on trend! :) Love it!

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    Jul 14, 2015, 06.18 PMby IDia

    Absolutely Fab! YOU do know how to make an entrance girl! Wellcome back xx

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    Jul 13, 2015, 05.14 PMby Elpida Kyriakou

    Very nice work, beautiful details and styling!

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      Jul 13, 2015, 11.19 PMby Irina Schwab

      You are very kind, thank you!

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    Jul 13, 2015, 04.17 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Romantic – Summery and Sweet! You look fabulous Irina!

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      Jul 13, 2015, 11.19 PMby Irina Schwab

      Thanks, Ellen. Trying my best ;-) However my “big birthday” is very close!

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      Jul 15, 2015, 06.32 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Congrats to be the Member Project of the Week! – and Happy birthday soon! :)

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    Jul 12, 2015, 10.53 PMby Tzai

    This is gorgeus Irina, always like what you make.

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      Jul 13, 2015, 11.18 PMby Irina Schwab

      That’s very kind of you to say that. Thank you!

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    Jul 12, 2015, 10.46 PMby liliv-1

    The fabric has wonderful colors and print! I love the little bows too! You look very beautiful!

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      Jul 13, 2015, 11.17 PMby Irina Schwab

      big blush thank you :-)

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    Jul 12, 2015, 07.44 PMby Allison Page

    I love your jumpsuit! Great fabric and I love the bows!

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      Jul 12, 2015, 09.37 PMby Irina Schwab

      Thank you so much. I always do that, I always add that little extra :-)

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    Jul 12, 2015, 07.06 PMby boslaab

    Oh Gosh! Beautiful Fabric! Makes a perfect summer jumpsuit! You look stunning!!!

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      Jul 12, 2015, 09.36 PMby Irina Schwab

      Thank you so much for your lovely comments x

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    Jul 12, 2015, 05.05 PMby Mary Athey

    Gorgeous jumpsuit irina, I love your fabric and your shirring is Fab.this is something I need to try.buttonholes and shirring I avoid like the plague but I’m going to push myself. You look lovely and the photos are smashing x

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      Jul 12, 2015, 05.10 PMby Irina Schwab

      Firstly, apologies for my absence. I have been so busy setting up my own law firm! I do miss my sewing :-) With the buttonholes, you are at the hand of your sewing machine. I still can make two identical ones, so you are not alone! as far as the shirring is concerned, this project uses an easier method in my view. You hold the elastic over the shirring line and ziz zaz over it. At the end, just pull the elasticated cord to desired length. It worked for me!!

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