Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Made by a Fabricista: Are Roses Black? Well They Are For This Jumpsuit!

 [This outfit was made for and modeled by my daughter Mori]

This fabric is fabulous! When I saw this I could not put it in my cart fast enough. This black & white rose print is the star of the show! This is one fabric that needs a simple design so that it doesn't fight with the print. I knew I wanted to make a jumpsuit with this fabric and I wanted a simple sleeveless jumpsuit with a matching belt. 

I made a romper last year by hacking these patterns so this is what I used for this jumpsuit. I used the top of view C from the dress and I used the base of the shorts for my bottom. I would have just used a jumpsuit pattern in my stash but I knew I had worked out fit issues already with these patterns and all I had to do was add the pant legs to the short pattern.


I added a collar and a matching belt to give this jumpsuit a little class. Unfortunately  they disappears when it's all put together. You have to see this beauty up close and personal to really appreciate it. So here are some close-up shots of the collar and belt.


 
  
  

We took a walk to a local flower shops on Keswick Ave in Glenside PA called Penny's for our backdrop. I love this painted window and their mural on the building...and the flowers. Thanks Penny's!




  


  







  


Make sure you stop to smell the roses!
Until next time.
Michelle @ That Black Chic

38 comments:

  1. Beautiful, Michelle! Great job and it looks beautiful on you. I love black and white!!

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  2. Oops.....it looks great on your daughter! Sorry, looks wonderful on her!

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  3. Michelle, this is STUNNING!!! You look fantastic in it!

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    1. Thanks Sue, that's my daughter in the jumpsuit

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  4. Gorgeous girl, even more beautiful with the exquisitely fitted jumpsuit. You are a sweet momma for taking the time to carefully craft it for her. I LOVE the belt, especially. I really have all intentions of making belts, but by the time I am near the end of a project, I'm all, "meh, too tired." ;-) One day!

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    1. Thanks Dina, this belt almost kicked my butt, I had to break out my hot glue gun on this buckle. But yes, one day you will prevail!

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  5. DItto, you are gorgeous esp in your self made!!!! Well done!!!

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    1. Thanks Kerri this is my daughter but she does look good!

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  6. This is a beautiful outfit. I like the collar. It adds a dimension to the top even though it is subtle. Your daughter is beautiful also.

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    1. Thanks Lynn, I agree with your assessment on that collar, yup and that girl is a cutie, if I say so myself!

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  7. As usual girl, you rock...The jumpsuit is beautiful and the added collar and belt add the sophistication I'm sure you were going for. The fit is on point as usual. Mori's closet must be the envy of all her friends. I hope she knows how blessed she is.

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    1. Preach!! She is a lucky girl, she can't even wear all the clothes she has! We are donating some this year.

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  8. Just beautiful! The fit is amazing, and that can be so tricky with a jumpsuit! Lovely backdrop for your photography too!

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    1. Thanks Ann, and you are soooo right jumpsuits are tricky.

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  9. Amazing job. May have to grab some before it's gone!

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    1. Hope you were able to get some yardage before it sold out!

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  10. absolutely stunning :)

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  11. Very Beautiful, I love the fabric and the style. The combination of pattern was implemented very nicely. Hi5!

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    1. Thanks! [hand in the air going through the motion] I love this jumpsuit

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  12. Yes Mori!!! Michelle this looks amazing. PERFECT fit. PERFECT length. Design and all. Your brilliance is consistent.

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    1. Thanks Tasha! I agree this was a win-win, it's my new fav outfit.

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  13. Gorgeous! The jumpsuit and especially your daughter!
    Truly a runway garment!

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  14. Darling outfit and darling daughter!

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  15. That jumpsuit is everything. Mori is a wonderful model...really showcases your fabulous creations!

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  16. Awesome as always. Beautiful as always. Fashionable as always. I hope when I grow up I can be just like you :-). Oh and the model is cute too!! Great job mom (enter kissing emoji here lol)

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  17. Love it. This jumpsuit was perfect for this fabric.

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    1. Righhhhttt, I love this fabric so much and it worked well for this jumpsuit.

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  18. Beautiful. Is this fabric still available?

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    1. It looks like the fabric is now sold out, sorry!

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