19.7.10

Night & Day

I love left-overs.  Left-overs from dinner mean quick and healthy lunches.  Leftovers from sewing mean a little creativity to end up with fabulous garments for only an incremental value.  I often love the left-over garments more than the original, I think because usually involves some creative combination of fabrics or pattern making.  Well, I didn't need to match fabrics for this...I had plenty of fabric left-over from this dress after I lost the original planned pattern and replaced it with a straight-skirt version.  (I have just this week found the lost pattern when I was rifling through the "to-file" drawer with a vague notion of collecting documents to start preparing my tax.  Shame there is no tax exemption on sewing patterns).


I am going to write this post without using any...um..."delicate" words as I have been getting a lot of spam comments lately and don't wish for it to escalate!

The "Night" version was made using Jalie 2564, which I will review on PR.

The top of the "Day" version was made using a pattern reviewed previously and the bottoms using Jalie 2564.

I think that I have ended up with some totally gorgeous under garments for only a couple of dollars worth of elastic. 

13 comments:

  1. Lovely, lovely, lovely! You said you needed something gorgeous to wear to you school reunion - problem solved!

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  2. Absolutely gorgeous! Nice lingerie makes the wearer infinitely more confident and gorgeous, even when it's hidden!

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  3. Wow! Both these sets are awesome! I'm totally intimidated about sewing underwear, but you've made it look really easy. That print is still to die for.

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  4. So pretty-I love using up scraps in this way. Someday I will perfect my skills and put a set on PR. Yours are so nice.

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  5. I always admire those sewist/designer who make lingerie and swimsuit. Yours are beautiful.
    C

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  6. This is such an awesome use of the leftovers! The print is so classic and on trend at the same time.

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  7. beautiful work, won't they be lovely to get dressed into in the morning and then something "more comfortable" to slip into at night.

    I got Twinkle sews out of the library yesterday and thought of you. Now I see where all the inspiration has come from. Very impressed at your work now I see the instructions you are working form as well. Right up there with Burda.

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  8. I am so in love with that fabric that I feel its a shame to wear it on the inside. You could almost wear the bra and pantie set on the beach!!

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  9. Oo... very pretty! I love the fabric that you used! I save all my leftover fabric, too. It's nice to be able to get the most out of our stashes!

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  10. They are lovely, and the fabrics are so original for these undergarments. Very nice!

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