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« on: July 06, 2004 10:33:57 AM »

Hi all!
My latest finished project is this outfit for my brother.  He and his girlfriend are going to an awards night for her theatre troupe, and he wanted something that would match her dress.  Her dress is black with a pink bow, so at first, he wanted black and pink plaid fabric.  We could not find that anywhere!  So, I used plain pink broadcloth and put black netting over it.  For the vest I used McCall's 2524.  The pants are thrift store pants.  The matching stripe I made by using the serger to do a rolled hem on both sides of a long strip.  I sewed that down by hand centered on the side seam.  It covered the pocket a little, so I just left one side unsewn over the pocket.

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And I don't look good in leggings.

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« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2004 11:49:10 AM »

I also thought I should mention:  The vest isn't really too short, he just wears his pants way too low.  I told his date to make sure he's wearing a belt, and they're high enough that night.  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2004 12:51:05 PM »

that looks really nice! i love when guys wear pink!
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« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2004 01:18:39 PM »

that's awesome
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« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2004 01:30:25 PM »

w0o0wwww! beppycat that's s0o amazing!
and the way you incorporated the pink makes the whole suit look stylish, attractive, and at the same time  reeel HOT! Tongue

what an awesome job!  Wink

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« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2004 01:53:24 PM »

wow. very nice job! looks great. Also, kudos to your brother for wearing pink!
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« Reply #6 on: July 06, 2004 02:28:47 PM »

whoa!!!!!!! dude that is hot i love pink and black. its so sweet that hed wear pink so him and his gf would match...i like him and i dont know him. very good job with the sewing and design. smart idea
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« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2004 05:17:18 PM »

Wow, good job! It looks really professional! And by the way -- your brother is hot. Gotta love the suit/baseball cap combo. Good job on the suit and the good genetics... Wink
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« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2004 08:59:19 PM »

that is so beautiful! i love having pink in formal wear, it looks kinda punkish, awesome job
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« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2004 10:28:58 PM »

Tickle me -- I wanted to say the same thing when I first saw Beppy's post, but didn't have the guts! Yes, Beppy, you can tell your brother he is the toast of the Craftster boards!
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