Firstly, a re-make of the LMV Lora dress from years ago. This time in a jersey and a badass print of Jimi Hendrix by Mies&Moos. I had bought it at the open air fabric market ‘Lapjesmarkt’ in Utrecht. I enjoy the bold print clashing with the chic model. The fit in the back could be a touch better, I chose for the waist seam to be in Jimi’s hair, thus allowing future tweaking, it did mean having faces on my breasts…
I wore it to the school party (festival theme), I will wear it to my ceramics vernissage soon, and definitely when accompanying my husband to pick up his custom-made Italian suits in a very chic and traditional shop.
Then the Butterick 5785 blouse is finally done. I struggled with the sizing of the big 4 (post). I’m not too displeased, but although it still looks a bit large and frumpy, it’s bizarrely tight, I can just about floss in it. Not convinced I like the back. And it generally lacks the Blade Runner 2049 vibe I was hoping for. Unsure I’ll wear it a lot.
Finally the (wearable) muslin for paperbag-waist trousers. They definitely look like pyjamas, admittedly my bed-head, tank top and bare feet are not helping: we just had a heat wave in Belgium!
The trousers are “Harper” from La Maison Victor, they use a sturdier fabric, no pyjama look there. What puzzles me a bit is how tight they fit their model, they look more like skinnies, which I’m not sure work with the paper bag concept. Also I like filling the space between my cowboy legs with some fabric. No pun intended. Now I’m hesitating whether or not I like them enough to buy a fancier fabric and make them a touch tighter on the leg.