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Topic: Dressed up in nothing but some old drapes? And having a marvelous time!  (Read 1866 times)
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« on: January 08, 2012 07:26:39 AM »



 Well, just the jacket was made from a hand-me-down curtain/drapes, lined with hand-me-down olive moleskin, using McCall's 5936. The skirt was made previously from a suedecloth using Simplicity 2758.



 I covered the back piece with lace, alternating cream lace and sage lace hem tape, because...



There was just enough fabric in the curtain when I took out the hem (Note the wear/crease where the curtain was folded). It was destined to be this jacket! ;-)
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« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2012 07:40:56 AM »

Great looking outfit. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2012 07:53:35 AM »

I love the lace details on the back and captain planet would be proud that you recycled the curtains  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2012 10:13:46 AM »

I wish I was this talented when sewing clothing, you did a great job!
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« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2012 10:22:59 AM »

Very cute!

And I love the Sound of Music reference!
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« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2012 04:58:01 PM »

Super cute jacket! I really like the pin/brooch/whatever on the breast and the detailing on the back.
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