Friday, October 25, 2013

SaralizSewStyle October Challenge Complete!

Pattern Description:  Cardigan - Simplicity 2474 Easy with front band
Dress - Butterick 5190 Sleeveless semi-fitted, pull over the head dress.
Fabric Used: Jacket - 1 7/8 yards of 60"   Dress - 1 1/2 yards of 60"
 
 
 

Misook Black+Blue Jacket/Cardigan www.nataliedress.net

 

While snooping on the internet, I spotted this color block jacket which will be my inspiration. The fabric will be a teal polyester with brown polyester poplin trim. The patterns of choice are Simplicity 2474 with a sleeveless dress from Simplicity 5190.
Pattern Sizing:
Jacket: 10-28w
Dress: 8-24
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes
Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? I like both patterns.
Fabric Used: Lightweight teal double knit/brown polyester poplin
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: Cardigan- Bands were added to the sleeves. Dress- Four inches were added to the length of the dress.
Would you sew it again? Yes
Would you recommend it to others? Yes
Conclusion: I'm very pleased with the final outcome of this outfit.

13 comments:

MrsSmith said...

Definitely like yours better than the inspiration piece. Nicely done!

Dellia G said...

You look Marvelous!!!. Beautiful set.

Dorothy DotDot said...

Thanks for being so kind!

Dorothy DotDot said...

Thanks for the compliment.

Sew Blessed Maw [Judy] said...

Just beautiful.. great job.. Happy sewing.

Jacq C said...

Dorothy you look so stylish - lovely outfit :)

KathyS said...

Beautiful outfit. I agree your jacket is much nicer than the inspiration jacket. You look great.

SarahLizSewStyle said...

Hi Dorothy, you do look lovely - and you wear the outfit so nicely :). Very stylish outfit :)

Dorothy DotDot said...

Thanks Judy!

Dorothy DotDot said...

Thank you!

Dorothy DotDot said...

Thanks, I can't wait to be well enough to wear it!

Dorothy DotDot said...

Thank you Sarah for the challenge. It keeps sewing on my mind!

Mary said...

Super chic!