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Follow the yellow brickroad

Added Jan 31, 2009

by kamelia

Ilulissat, Green...






I used the Hikaro #8020 pattern for the jacket.., changed it here and there… Mostly the length… The original one is 15cms longer, and that just wouldn’t have looked good on me… I’m very short!! Here’s a tip: If you don’t have long legs, don’t wear a long jacket!!! I found the idea for the skirt in a Burda magazine, but can’t remember which one, Sorry! I decorated the whole outfit with Yellow stitches, so I could wear my new yellow shoes with it ;)

Material Notes

Pleated wool, dark blue denim and 8 buttons ( I used snap fasteners/press studs )





My husband for his patience when he has to be without me, while I sew all night long!

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    Feb 24, 2009, 01.18 PMby julietta

    Great idea to use these fabrics together. It suits you very well!

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    Jan 31, 2009, 10.52 PMby flyaways

    Wow! I really like the fabrics you chose and I especially love the front! I might just attempt a jacket and hopefully it turns out as cute as this!!

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    Jan 31, 2009, 07.14 PMby sew4my3

    Nicely done! You are so right about using correct proportions according to your height!

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    Jan 31, 2009, 04.08 PMby erdronen

    great job! it’s a beautiful suit! I really like the different fabrics you used and the neatly done topstitching :)

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