Thursday, April 26, 2007

TickTockTickTock…I Made It!



Here's a blurry photo which shows none of the details, like the embroidery. It figures! But it does show in real life. I'll try to get better pics later. Or I might just collapse. Fast sewing is not my forté.

The top is another Burda WOF 06/2005 (#111).



This makes #3 for me. For this one I stole the gathered short sleeves from my recent make of Butterick 4986 . I love this WOF pattern, but today I wasn't lovin' the binding process. It's as if my binder knew I was in a hurry and had sabotage on its brain. I ended up interfacing the binding strip and then running it through the binder, which worked. But sheesh, enough already. ;-)

I think it's a bit too long, but tunic length is in so maybe it's not. I don't know. I'll run it through the laundry cycle one time and then re-evaluate. For now, I don't have time to worry about it. My hair is still wet and I've got to be out of here in 30 minutes.

11 comments:

  1. wickscraft@shaw.ca9:11 PM, April 26, 2007

    Deb,
    This outfit is beautiful. Love the colors. The embroidery on the capris really adds that expensive look. You do make such great outfits. I read your blog regularly. Not on the sewing subject but awhile back you posted the recipe for the ham and broccoli roll. I have made it twice and each time got raves and requests for the recipe.
    Thanks so much for all you do.
    Donna Wicks
    Edmonton, Alberta

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  2. Looking good, plus you made it in time too. :) Personally I like the longer length for the top. It makes you look taller and as we know taller = thinner. :)

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  3. You go, girl! Love that outfit!

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  4. Great outfit! I agree with Belinda, I like the longer length too! Congrats on getting it done so nicely under pressure!

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  5. this came out great, I love the colors, they look wonderful on you

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  6. Well done...you beat the clock. The embroidery looks really nice (in the previous post).

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  7. Man, do I ever love that outfit! The color, the embroidery, the sleeves and .....awesome.

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  8. Love the colors and the fit of the pants is really wonderful. But for my 2 cents, shorten the top. The balance is off with the capris. It might work with longer pants, but not with the shorter length.

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  9. Have you tried Perfect Sew to stiffen the bindings on limp fabrics? It washes out and can be dried quickly with a hairdryer. Its from Palmer Pletsch.

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  10. It's a beautiful outfit! Congratulations!

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  11. Lovely outfit!

    I'm not usually an embroidery kind of girl, but in this case it just looks right.

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