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Geometric Tunic

Added Jan 30, 2013

By MegH

Toronto, Canada






As soon as I made the Galaxy Veronica top, I knew I had to make another. This style of tunic uses up my spandex scraps perfectly because of all the panels. This pattern is a variation from the new book BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern using the base pattern Elizabeth Gathered-Waist Dress. I followed the instructions for the ’80s Veronica top which I love so much!

I used some of my scrap spandex to make this tunic, and I bound all the edges in the limegreen mystique spandex. I decided to use this neon printed spandex because I loved how the triangles in the print played off of the silhouette. I actually ended up wearing this on new year ’s eve. It was great, a lot of girls wear black on this night…but not me, I like to stand out!

I visited the MoMA PS1 with Jamie recently where I photographed my project. We went to go see CONFETTISYSTEM’s new stunning installation, 100 Arrangements. It was amazing! I also spotted this colorful graffiti across the street, so I decided to snap a pic in front of there as well. My spandex print really blends in with the graffiti!

Material Notes





Spring, Summer
Garment Type


5 Pointz

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    Feb 5, 2013, 06.53 PMby kissyree

    I love this, it is so 80’s. The geometric print reminds me of the music video for “Genius of Love” by Tom Tom Club, though I can’t figure out why it does…Anyways, awesome work!

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    Jan 30, 2013, 10.35 PMby Mary Athey

    This is fabulous, the photo with the grafetti is stunning.!!! Did.you not enter the competition with this then?

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      Jan 30, 2013, 11.26 PMby MegH

      I love the graffiti photo! and no I can’t enter the competition because I work at burdastyle.com :) I think it would be unfair lol.

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      Jan 31, 2013, 06.06 AMby Mary Athey

      True lol
      What a great.job.you.have, fancy.swopping lol xx

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    Jan 30, 2013, 08.29 PMby mahaila

    Awesome! Love the colours and the fabric patterns too. Great work:)

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      Jan 30, 2013, 11.26 PMby MegH

      Thank you so much, these neon colors are my FAV!

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    Jan 30, 2013, 06.07 PMby asperge11

    I love it!

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      Jan 30, 2013, 11.24 PMby MegH

      Thanks me too!

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