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Hearts to polka dots

Added Dec 3, 2013

by peppit

Athens, Greece






This is an attempt to imitate the Burberry 2013-2014 winter heart look. For the shirt I used a pattern available free on line added epaulets and made the collar detachable. For the skirt I used the same fabric as the one for the collar and vogue’s 8623 pattern adding a seam on the middle of the front piece. I placed an exposed zipper, didn’t line it and didn’t turn up the ‘leather’ for hemming the skirt to avoid any puckering. I think it made the skirt’s lower edge move more naturally. I’ve also added an H&M copycat jersey skirt.

Material Notes

imitation leather
poly crepe marocaine?




Spring, Fall, Winter
Business, Classic, Preppy

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    Dec 12, 2013, 06.33 AMby peppit

    Oh! Thank you all for your comments. I’m totally suprised. I would have never excpected for my outfit to have such preference to the burberry one. This is all very encouraging, for an amateur sewist that is.

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    Dec 4, 2013, 02.40 PMby GeorgieT74

    Beautiful, I prefer your outfit.

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    Dec 4, 2013, 05.14 AMby rita61


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    Dec 4, 2013, 01.57 AMby nrobson

    really nice outfit

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    Dec 3, 2013, 07.30 PMby slmnstyle

    Great job! I love this outfit!

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    Dec 3, 2013, 07.09 PMby MegH

    Lovely outfit! Great color too.

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    Dec 3, 2013, 07.03 PMby step-van-b

    Great job! I like your ensemble also better than the original.

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    Dec 3, 2013, 06.38 PMby Marusya Grace

    This is awesome! Looks better than the Burberry’s!

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    Dec 3, 2013, 06.29 PMby Mary Athey

    Fabulous, i love both pieces and actually i prefer your version to the origonal x

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