Vogue 8815, View C »
InstructionsI upsized the pattern from a 24 to about a 32/5X; I added a CF opening with a zipper and drafted a facing; I eliminated the CB zipper and replaced it with a seam; I used doubled regular thread for topstitching; to take in some of the fullness in the sleeve cap that I need for my ham arms, I made three topsitiched darts; and I added whimsical pockets with folded flaps decorated with brass jeans ...
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Type of item: Clothing
Style: Geeky, Hipster, Retro / Vintage, Funky, Rock / Punk, Whimsical, Casual
Cotton denim remnants of mixed washes and weaves.
What was your inspiration?
I wanted to show how Vogue 8815 could be done in yet another style.
What are you most proud of?
Making a free top out of scraps laying around. I cut this top out a couple of months ago, and low and behold in this months batch of fashion magazines I saw several pricey garments made of "mixed wash denims." Cheap and fashionable!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Make sure all your denim remnants are pre-laundered!