Monday, February 29

all black



top - burda magazine 02/2016, #103
racer back top underneath - burda magazine 06/2014, #125
leggings - made by my friend greska

once i had a black top 
that looks almost exactly as this one
it was one of very few things that i actually bought in past few years
and i only bought it cause i was out of town for few days
and weather suddenly got real cold
so i had to buy something to keep me from freezing
..
wore the hell out of it
until one day i decided to paint some shelves wearing it
and it got few nasty white paint smears
..
so when i saw february blouse pattern
i knew what i'm turning it into
(well, other than that gray version
that i've showed you in my last post, that is)



i wear a racer back top underneath, not for modesty reasons
but because it was quite windy when we took these pics
but i kind of like the effect the top creates
..
sleeves may look like design feature
with those transparent panels
but in reality i had only tiniest bits of both fabrics
after i cut front and back,
that i had to piece sleeves from scraps
..
neck is finished with narrow satin bias tape
looks rather neat
but you'll have to take my word for it
 as i forgot to take pics of that
..
mokosha



12 comments:

  1. This is so cool! I never sew with sheer fabrics as I find it less than fun, but I love the way this looks! You've tempted me to try it!

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    1. glad you like it, sonja :) i love sheer fabric, but i don't sew with it as much as i would like to, as most of the sheer fabrics i can afford are pure polyester, and quite unpleasant to wear.. one day, i'll buy me a lot of sheer silk chiffon :D

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  2. i agree. SUPER COOL. i'm glad you wrecked the other shirt ;)

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    1. hehee thanks, sis! glad that you aprove!

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  3. Those tops hang beautifully with the leggings from your friend. Great outfit.

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    1. thanks :) it's really great pattern, and that back dart makes it hang real nice.. must make few more versions methinks

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    1. thanks, catherine :) the whole outfit has a power to make me feel cool wearing it

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    1. thanks :) i'm all about black lately, dunno how that happened

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  6. all black will never go out of anything! ... who said that women who wear black live colourful lives? ...

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    1. black is the new black, right :D
      i've spent quite a few years wearing very colorful clothes, so i got bored of it.. now it's all about black and gray :)

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