Monday, July 20, 2015

Lace Trim Suit

This is Butterick 5858 which is another Diahann Carroll design. My inspiration was seeing a picture of Lady Diana wearing it with lace trim. It is a Misses'/Misses Petite Top & Skirt. Fitted, lined top has shoulder pads, princess seams, and long sleeves. Straight, lined skirt, mid-knee or lower calf has waistband, back zipper and side front slit.

 
I did my usual 1" swayback adjustment and petite adjustment on lower jacket View C. The fabric is a Navy Ponte Knit from Fabric Mart. Of course I used polyester lining from Vogue Fabrics. The navy lace and navy buttons were purchased from Joann Fabrics.

 
 


This was an easy suit that I enjoyed making. It would be nice to have another in a more stable fabric. The pattern was purchase online as it is an OOP pattern.


 

14 comments:

  1. This looks really pretty on you! Love the lace at the neckline:)

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  2. You look beautiful in this suit and the lace gives it that special feminine touch.

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  3. A lovely suit - pretty, elegant and smart all at once.

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  4. The lace trim really adds a touch of elegance to the suit! The overall look is very nice on you!

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  5. Beautiful outfit! I love the neckline, very royal looking!
    Bonnie @ www.sewplus.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you! The neckline is what made me purchase this pattern.

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  6. Don't you look beautiful! Great job! Thanks for stopping by. Kiah

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  7. This is wonderful! I've been dreaming of a dress like this for the past year. Such a stylish sewing patterns ensemble.

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Thanks for all of your wonderful comments. I hope to respond to each message.