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The Vogue Suit

Added Mar 7, 2012

by poppykettle

Melbourne, Austr...






A skirt and jacket pattern from two different Vogue Co-ordinates patterns combined together to make a single suit. The jacket (Vogue 8739) has a peplum hem and is designed to be lightweight and relatively un-tailored. The skirt (Vogue 8543) has gorgeous curved seams and 6 kick pleats at the back.

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seamstress: poppykettle

Material Notes

Woven wool and silk satin. Yum.




Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Silk, Wool

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    Aug 8, 2012, 01.13 PMby Chloe' Window

    Wow this is so professionally done! Beautiful inside and out! Wish I could accomplish such outfit some day… You look like a million dollars in it =)

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    Mar 13, 2012, 02.53 AMby olystyrene

    What a perfect suit! Fantastic work!

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    Mar 9, 2012, 08.56 PMby sewtake2

    So very stylish-and a perfect fit-everyone must compliment you when you wear it.

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    Mar 9, 2012, 06.15 PMby bjr99

    Fantastic job!!! The finishing on the inside seams is great.!

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    Mar 9, 2012, 09.34 AMby The Tropical Sewist

    My mouth is hanging open as I type! I love that front peplum and the gorgeous detailing on the skirt. And boy does it fit perfectly! You must be so proud of yourself.

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    Mar 8, 2012, 06.47 PMby Testosterone

    IT’S A WINNER!!!

    Yep, the “It’s so hot, I’d wear it, and I’m a guy!” award must be handed out.

    Today’s award is all yours!

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      Mar 9, 2012, 03.39 AMby poppykettle

      haha – I’ll take it! Thanks dude! :)

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    Mar 8, 2012, 05.13 PMby joost52

    This is really beautiful, amazing fit and those pleats and seams on the back are fantastic. And that’s just the skirt, the jacket is awesome. Really impressive!

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    Mar 8, 2012, 04.10 PMby lucyrev

    Wow. Gorgeous work! The skirt fits you so well, and looks amazing.

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    Mar 8, 2012, 03.33 PMby wendymichelle1015

    Gorgeous! Love all the detail inside the jacket! Something about Hong Kong seams, they are so sexy to me lol.

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      Mar 9, 2012, 03.38 AMby poppykettle

      I hear you. HK seams all the way :)

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    Mar 8, 2012, 11.09 AMby jadealamode

    I love every single detail.you’ve done a great job! soo fab!!

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    Mar 8, 2012, 09.34 AMby LudoTela

    I think you should jump out of the novice category on your profile. Looks neatO :)

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      Mar 9, 2012, 03.38 AMby poppykettle

      hmm, maybe you are correct. One category change coming up!

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    Mar 8, 2012, 09.32 AMby freakusbzzz

    Looks amazing Poppy

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    Mar 8, 2012, 09.00 AMby laikadoll

    Wowee, lady!! I’m very impressed! x

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    Mar 8, 2012, 07.39 AMby tippiella

    How gorgeous! I love the curved seams on the skirt, and the seam finishes inside the jacket are so inspiring!

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    Mar 8, 2012, 05.20 AMby irmchen

    Wow! I fell in love with the skirt. :-) Great suit in any case.

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    Mar 8, 2012, 01.48 AMby schnui

    Well done on sewing your suit so beautifully. I think you should be so proud of this suit and you look great in it too.

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      Mar 9, 2012, 03.37 AMby poppykettle

      Thanks Schnui – I am!

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    Mar 8, 2012, 01.31 AMby Irina Schwab

    So beautifully made! Un-tailored? That is stretching it a bit! That looks like a hard job however, the result is perfect!

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      Mar 9, 2012, 03.37 AMby poppykettle

      well… no hard-core tailoring ;) Thanks!

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    Mar 7, 2012, 10.31 PMby skeeler

    beautiful job!

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    Mar 7, 2012, 10.02 PMby leahfranqui

    So pretty. Really well fitted, and insanely flattering. Well done.

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      Mar 9, 2012, 03.36 AMby poppykettle

      Thanks very much, Leah!

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    Mar 7, 2012, 09.27 PMby mokosha

    i love it.. and inside of that jacket is just wow :) i would probably try to wear it inside out as well hehe.. and i love how the skirt just hugs your body at the back

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      Mar 9, 2012, 03.36 AMby poppykettle

      Thanks mokosha :) I nearly lost my patience working on those seams! and the skirt pattern really is fabulous.

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