Friday, October 14, 2011

Sew weekly Challenge: Broadway. Move over Bonnie!


"Bonnie: Hey, that ain't ours!
Clyde: Sure it is.
Bonnie: But we come in this one.
Clyde: That don't mean we have to go home in it!"
Transcript from the film.



Theme: Bonnie from infamous outlaw couple Bonnie & Clyde

Inspiration: Bonnie is always wearing midi skirts(1967) and Benet hat.

Fabric: Brazilian wool, left over of my jacket (to be reveal soon- still unfinished due to lack of right finishing touches)

Patterns: Butterick 4686- D

Styled with: Hat-Stolen from mom’s closet in 2006, H&H scarf, Timberland boots, Dorothy Perkins blouse, and old jacket belt.

Notions Black zipper. I couldn’t find the right colour and had so little time to sew this but will re do it with a different zipper as soon as I can.

Time to complete:4 hours . Skirts are very easy for my body shape because of not many modifications.
First worn: October 2011

Wear again? Yes, Perfect for this weather.

What I would do different? This fabric is very fluid so I would line it to give a bit more structure. I like this pattern because there is not many modifications needed. Lesson learned: Lightweight wool can stretch from heat. Beware!

Modifications: 3 cm longer than original to achieve the theme look. Never ever wore this length and its quite fashionable now.

Would you do this pattern again? Yes. D version is quite sliming. It’s easy and has many options however I wouldn’t do the pleated version for my body type.





 Model & Photographer: Me.
All Right reserved to House of Pinheiro
 

 
Happy Sewing !

12 comments:

  1. Well, Miss Bonnie.. what a good idea.. love ,love your outfit. Looks fantastic on you..
    Hope your feeling better and enjoying your sewing.
    HAPPY SEWING..

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  2. Love this!!!! You look so lovely as always!

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  3. Very chic. Vintage but also very current!

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  4. You look amazing as usual, great idea, love it x

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  5. YAY! It's a crime to look so great :) FABULOUS outfit!

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  6. I love Bonnie and this is sooo cool!

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  7. Cute outfit. Do you know that the real Bonnie was not glamourous at all - rather plain and she killed people?

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  8. Love the outfit - very cool looking!

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  9. A great outfit - well done. Congratulations on being featured in the Christmas issue of Popular Crafts.

    Jill

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  10. I love your skirt! just beautiful, a great silhouette and the whole outfit is tres chic. You're doing so great with the sew weekly challenges!

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  11. Que máximo, adorei o desafio! E vc se saiu muito bem!
    Obrigada pela visitinha!
    Beijo,
    Helena

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  12. Thank you so much for the amazing comments.

    Yes, Gail, I seen her real face and she looks quite scary !

    Hi Jill, Its the mag already available to buy?

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