Fashion Style/Knipmode 6/2015: I made another Jumpsuit…

Well, what can I say?! A lot of radio silence from me over the last few weeks – somehow, summer makes me partly stressed out (that would be July, we only finish school on 31 July, so this month with all the end of year activities in my school + the end of year activities for 3 kids keeps me really busy) and partly chilled into a stupor (that would be August where I take weeks to recover from said end of year activities).
But of course you didn’t come here to listen to blabla about my life – or maybe you did, considering all I have to show you is ANOTHER jumpsuit?!

Let’s try from a distance so you can get used to the idea:

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If you think you have seen these kinds of pictures before it only serves to remind you that another year has passed. The photoshoot of our local festivies from last year is here (including me in a Dirndl, if you fancy a bit of the old Sound of Music vibe).

You still with me? OK then, let’s get a bit closer:

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This is the playsuit version of the title model of Fashion Style/Knipmode 6/2015. I was working on a stash busting project, and because I had only 2 metres of 115cm width cotton I decided to make a playsuit rather than a full length jumpsuit. I also took out quite a lot of width from the top as I was using a quilting cotton rather than the rayon the pattern suggests. For a mid-weigth cotton the fullness would have been just too much.

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The pattern has you close the bow at the back of the neck, but I found easy access from the front a much better idea. Plus I’m trying to convince myself that the bow across the collar bone is a fun and flirty idea.

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It is very light and breezy which has been useful during the last few weeks which have been the hottest on record ever. I tell you, I keep complaining I want a proper summer, but when it comes to weeks of temperatures of 35 degrees + I just want it to stop. I guess I’m just not made from the right stuff after all.

Well, not much more to be said about this. I actually made two more jumpsuits which I don’t have pictures for just yet – the heat!!! But I will be going to Florida very shortly, so maybe I get a chance to have some tropical pictures taken. I guess not a lot of fabric shopping will take place there, the present course of the dollar vs. the Euro takes the fun out of that, I guess.

So have a very nice rest of the summer (with or without jumpsuits ;-)! )  and I’ll be back with more regular service once we are back to school by mid-September. But let me walk into the sunset first:

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7 thoughts on “Fashion Style/Knipmode 6/2015: I made another Jumpsuit…

  1. Linda of Nice dress! Thanks, I made it!! August 21, 2015 at 4:26 pm Reply

    Welcome back! I bet you have a jump suit in every colour now! Looking good!

  2. navybluethreads August 21, 2015 at 5:04 pm Reply

    Good to have you back and loving even more jumpsuits! This one looks perfect for hot weather and really like the neckline on it.

  3. ellegeemakes August 21, 2015 at 6:18 pm Reply

    Another fabulous jump suit! What a perfect outfit for summer fun. So sad to realize September is bearing down on us… (sigh).

  4. springystitches August 21, 2015 at 6:41 pm Reply

    I really like the bow on the shoulder – lovely!

  5. Sew Exhausted August 21, 2015 at 11:33 pm Reply

    Looks perfect for summer. I think the neckline is quite pretty!

  6. Amy-June August 23, 2015 at 9:42 am Reply

    How cute!! I’ve never ventured in to jumpsuit making before and thinking about it I definitely should!

  7. Thimberlina August 23, 2015 at 11:34 am Reply

    Lovely to hear from you! And a bonus that it’s a jumpsuit post! This is lovely, perfect for hot days! And 2 more! Can’t wait! 😀

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