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Or is it a dress? I don't have the pattern and even if I had it it's far above my skill level. But I loove it.



Date: 2011-02-14 09:47 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jillwheezul.livejournal.com
How fascinating that a size sixteen equates to a size 2 in ready to wear nowadays.

That is a very sharp looking garment!

Date: 2011-02-14 09:50 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] aeddie.livejournal.com
It is NOT above your skill level.

Date: 2011-02-14 09:53 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] snowywolfowl.livejournal.com
I didn't know you had a ceiling to your skill level. I can't see why you wouldn't do your usual fantastic job on this.

Date: 2011-02-15 02:33 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] estela-dufrayse.livejournal.com
I think you could so totally do this dress/coat! It's really a wrap dress with a wide lapel and no collar. Mock it up in muslin, I double dog dare you!

You can do this, it is not above your skill level! Trust yourself!

Date: 2011-02-15 06:24 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] frualeydis.livejournal.com
Coats needs a lot of men's tailoring techniques which I haven't tried yet.

/Eva

Date: 2011-02-16 01:50 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] estela-dufrayse.livejournal.com
tailoring really isn't difficult, just time consuming. " Classic Tailoring techniques" is an excellent book to guide you through the steps...and I can help too.

I still think you could handle this.

Date: 2011-02-15 02:34 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] eliskimo.livejournal.com
Looks like it's got set-in sleeves, an A-line skirt, a couple darts and a covered belt. I don't think that's anything I haven't seen you put into other projects. It's got a distinctive front/collar arrangments, but I don't think it would be that difficult.

Date: 2011-02-15 06:54 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] frualeydis.livejournal.com
It's the man's tailoring techniques required for a good coat, pad stitching and stuff, that I haven't done yet.

/Eva

Date: 2011-02-15 06:47 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] pralinesssan.livejournal.com
Oh my! I actually gasped when I saw it!

Date: 2011-02-16 10:18 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] love3angle.livejournal.com
This is so awesome I am now looking for the pattern, too!

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