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Romper Love!

Added May 26, 2010

by diyraven

Houston, Texas, ...






Dark denim jumper/romper. I added a cheap woven red belt from Forever 21 + long necklace for a more ‘dressy’ look ;) Used flat-felled seam technique on the inside for more durability with denim fabric.

Material Notes

denim, elastic, simplicity #2374 pattern




Garment Type
Beach, Casual, Vintage
Cotton, Denim

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    Jun 20, 2010, 09.46 PMby fabian renteria

    thnx sooo much i also have another question wen u stitch the casings should they be perfectly straight or just good enough to get the elastic through the casing ???

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    Jun 20, 2010, 01.29 AMby fabian renteria

    nice!!!!! is the casing in the bodice supposed to bebig or small help!!

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      Jun 20, 2010, 04.36 AMby diyraven

      Hey thanks!! The casing around the bodice is actually the same size as the one around the waist. The casing opening is basically about 3/4" wide, because the elastic the pattern calls for is 1/2" elastic to be pulled through it.

      I’m pretty sure that I’ll be making the one with the long pants, but prob not for a while. I keep pattern jumping, so we’ll see.

      I hope that helps :)

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    Jun 20, 2010, 01.28 AMby fabian renteria

    very very nice jumpsuit!!!!! will u make the one with long pants???? i have this pattern but im stuck on the bodice elastic casing is it small or big ?? i could never get it right
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    May 31, 2010, 07.12 PMby assets

    Great Suit Girl!!

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      Jun 20, 2010, 04.36 AMby diyraven

      hey, thanks so much ;)

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    May 29, 2010, 09.01 PMby storres56

    Work it girl. You look fabulous and made shorts look very chic.

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      May 31, 2010, 05.16 PMby diyraven

      Thank you! Making shorts look chic was definitely the plan – just glad it worked out as well as it did! ;)

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    May 27, 2010, 05.28 PMby zhynee

    it’s so cute. you look great in it..now, i got an idea from you, making a romper using denim..that’s pretty good idea..thanks..(“_”)

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      May 31, 2010, 05.15 PMby diyraven

      Not a prob Zhynee! Glad you like ;)

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    May 27, 2010, 08.39 AMby Anna Aasbjerg

    You look great! I’m sooo in love with your romper! Would love to make one, only I would like mine to be with little sleeves. Do you by any chance, know of such a pattern?

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      May 31, 2010, 05.14 PMby diyraven

      Sorry, don’t know of such pattern. You could probably just use a pattern for the top you like, with the bottom pieces/instructions of this pattern. That way you could just make the elastic casing connecting the shorts + the top you want. Hmmmm…..actually that would be really a cute idea ;)

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    May 26, 2010, 08.53 PMby shedoz213

    Rompers are back ~ and I love yours! Great job!

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      May 31, 2010, 05.11 PMby diyraven

      thx Shedoz! :)

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    May 26, 2010, 06.58 PMby lizah

    love it!! I just remembered I have some lightweight denim fabric here somewhere… Now I have some ideas for what I can do with it ;) great job!

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      May 31, 2010, 05.11 PMby diyraven

      Soooo many options with lightweight denim! thx Lizah :D

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    May 26, 2010, 03.43 PMby kellyfuller

    So cute! Pattern, please!

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      May 26, 2010, 05.06 PMby diyraven

      thx Kelly ;) this is a Simplicity pattern #2374. I’ve got the pictures of the front and back of the pattern/variations on my blog too -


      it’s a pretty straight forward pattern. if you make it, definitely post pics!

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    May 26, 2010, 12.10 PMby scheryka

    I am so loving this look for this summer. I bought two patterns – one vintage one present. Just waiting on a demin sale to go on. I plan on doing one in reversible quilter’s cotton too.

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      May 26, 2010, 05.02 PMby diyraven

      that’s a really cute idea! the pattern originally called for an optional neck strap + big pockets on the sides, which I think would’ve been really great additions too. this is just the ‘basic’ romper – but i’m definitely doing another in a nice floral print! can’t wait to see how yours turns out ;)

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    May 26, 2010, 11.42 AMby irin

    very sexy and nice) great project :)

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      May 26, 2010, 04.59 PMby diyraven

      thx much Irin! it’s sooooo easy to dress up or dress down ;)

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    May 26, 2010, 08.08 AMby hdk100

    I think it looks very sexy! Charlie’s Angels-like! :)

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      May 26, 2010, 04.58 PMby diyraven

      Hey, I didn’t I didn’t even think of that! thx ;)

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    May 26, 2010, 05.34 AMby pink-cornelia

    super cute.

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      May 26, 2010, 05.02 PMby diyraven


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