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Topic: Shiny Silver Lame' Short Sleeved Leotard Bodysuit.  (Read 1735 times)
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JMfashion
« on: June 24, 2014 08:32:41 PM »

I sewed together this really shiny liquid silver metallic lame' single piece short sleeved leotard bodysuit! The fabric content of the item is 100% polyester! I made it as part of my clubbing outfit! I also wear it when I go out on the town as it looks like a silver shirt when worn with pants or tights/leggings! This is my 3rd entry on this site, by the way!

Leotard (front side)

Leotard (back side)

Front side of leotard (flipped inside-out)

Back side of leotard (flipped inside-out)

Wearing the leotard with black leggings and exact matching silver lame' pants! (left to right) Sorry for photo quality on these 2 pics!

Wearing it with a pair of 80's style zipper sided black pants!

Wearing it with a matching silver lame' skirt.

Wearing it with a black skater style pleated skirt.


Please tell me what you think of this item?
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« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2014 11:02:01 AM »

that stuff is really tricky to sew. Well done on making it.
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« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2014 08:17:20 PM »

that stuff is really tricky to sew. Well done on making it.

Thanks!

And yes it was pretty tricky to sew together, especially with the elastic as it is 3/4 inch wide and folded in half and I had to tuck the edge of the fabric inside the folded elastic while it was stretched during the sewing on the sewing machine! Pretty tricky and hard if you ask me!
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« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2014 10:37:36 PM »

Well done on managing that elastic.  I can't imagine trying to tuck the fabric into folded elastic while stretching and stitching,  but it has made a very good finish so I guess it was worth it.
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