Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Entry #68


Second Outfit Entry

For my second outfit I wanted something modern and casual, something I would wear. So, I went to my closet and pulled out this outfit and that was my inspiration.


First, using a purchased pattern, I started on the jacket. This was my first attempt at buttonholes, buttons, and topstitching using my machine on an actual garment so it wasn't the easiest for me.






I did finally finish the jacket and was happy with the results.


Next, I tackled the shirt. For this I upcycled a women's t-shirt and 
just made my own design by trial and error.





 
When I had completed the shirt I realized it was a little snug 
so I added a button closure to the back. And then I had my completed top.


The last step in this process was the pants. I chose to use a purchased pattern and light denim material (as I am not quite sure how to use heavier fabrics yet). 




It was going well until I accidentally had my iron too hot and melted a spot on the front of the jeans. So I grabbed some sandpaper and gave them a distressed look and put some lace behind the holes. I think that made a nice cover up for my mistake.

Last, I thought the jacket looked a little boxy so I decided to take it in a 
little in the back for a more tailored look.

I chose Chrissa to model my outfit. 
I hope you all like it and good luck to everyone!






Thank you for your entry!

Vote for this outfit via comment on this post or by emailing us 
at nora.demington@gmail.com.

One vote per person.
You can vote for yourself.
You can vote for more than one outfit.
Hence, you can vote for multiple outfits. :-)

Voting for Second Outfits ends September 25th, 2013.


Information about this contest:

First Outfit Tasks Due July 14th, 2013.
Second Outfit Tasks Due August 25th, 2013.


10 comments:

Sharon Collins said...

I love it. This outfit gets my vote.

Sharon Collins said...

I love it. This outfit gets my vote.

Liesel said...

Great job on this outfit. Now you and your doll can be twinners.

Melody Silverleaf said...

This is cool! Love the distressed jeans.

tj said...

Super cute. Vote.

Vivienne Rose said...

Thanks for the votes, everyone. I would like to vote for myself. Thanks again, everyone!

Ry said...

Really cute outfit! I vote for this.

rebeccadzierzon said...

Love the red jacket! What a cute outfit.

BeckyJ said...

I think this is cute and also stylish. Vote

Anonymous said...

Vote! That jacket is adorable!