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Road Trip to St. Tropez

Added Jan 13, 2009

by cheriered

Brisbane, Australia






I chose the Eva jacket and the Nichola pants to alter.

With the Eva jacket I:
1. Took 4cm from either side of the centre front (so that the two just meet in the middle- no buttons now)
2. Took 4cm from each of the collar ends and trued a new line for the collar ends
3. Made new facing for centre front.
4. Omitted the sleeves and created facing for the armholes
5. Omitted the front darts only
6. Omitted the pockets
7. Sew as per instructions

With the Nichola pants I:
1. Reduced the hemline of the pants to knee length
2. Added pockets in the front of the now shorts
3. Omitted the flap on the back pocket
4. Sew as per instructions

I added the obi belt to create a defined waistline. My obi belt is white on one side and a green/grey colour on the other. Or you could add your own belt :)!

I thought because it was a suit for spring it would nice to see a shorts variation and a sleeveless jacket to accompany it.

Even better….i’d love to be wearing this in a classic convertible with a scarf around my hair, big sunglasses, on my way with my girlfriends to St. Tropez! Bliss!

Material Notes

Cotton drill, cotton linen, zipper, buttons





Burdastyle for patterns :)

Me for altering them

Hubby for taking photos (good job)

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    Jan 16, 2009, 07.04 AMby lybu

    Whole outfit is great and it looks very comfy

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    Jan 14, 2009, 12.15 AMby ghainskom

    love the springy/summery suit!

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    Jan 13, 2009, 07.33 PMby erdronen

    love your vision :) very very cute!

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    Jan 13, 2009, 05.35 PMby camilaustral

    good job! i really like the pants as shorts

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    Jan 13, 2009, 03.46 PMby bola

    Always very cool! love the whole ensemble and great obi belt too!BX

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