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Fall Palette - Growing 1973 corduroy pants

Yes, you heard me right, they are growing... And here I thought I was pushing it by cutting the pants in a size 38 (a US size 8) which usually fits my bottom half everywhere except my waist... on a skinny day. So anyway, I cut the size 38 but added two inches in the waist. After the second, third and fourth fitting I think I altogether had removed five. Then I added the waistband and tried them on... too big again!…

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Added by Ewa Elsa Victoria on September 21, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

The Plaid Suit

I am so happy! I did it! The suit is finished, and I had perfect buttons in my stash already and... boy am I glad this is over, lol. And oh it will be some time until I make something this complicated again...



The facts:

 

Fabric: Thrifted soft tweed from stash, about 10$, remnants of cotton/linen from stash, less than 1$

Pattern: Classic Chanel style jacket with pockets from German pattern book Mode…

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Added by Ewa Elsa Victoria on September 1, 2011 at 6:36am — No Comments

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