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Made by a Fabricista: Sirocco Jumpsuit

Good day everyone, here we are already deep in July unbelievable! And here I am again with yet another Fabricista make to share with you.

Before we get into any details let’s take a minute and talk about this fabric, it’s a Deep Scarlet Liverpool Knit, I cannot begin to explain the color it was even more beautiful than expected when I received my parcel and I was thrilled. Beautiful two way stretch, believe it or not it has an amazing drape and feels so good against the skin. I have seen the texture of the fabric on makes, read the description and always wanted to work with it. Now that I have, I can see what the big whoop around it was all about!

For this make I chose the Sirocco Jumpsuit from Deer and Doe Patterns, I had my eye on it for a while and this Liverpool was a perfect match. While I was very excited about this make and how nice it came I am not as excited about the fit. I made a toile with a knit fabric nonetheless when I cut my real fabric the bodice is too short for my taste which makes it tad uncomfortable, beside this hurdle in my journey the pants fit perfectly and the fabric feels like second skin. 


To create some contrast I used the wrong side of the fabric for the neckband and the waistband, it has kind of a luster to it and I like it. Because the fabric is so soft I double the waistband to reinforce it that was a great choice. I shared some behind the seams pics for a close up look.



This is a fairly easy make, I will definitely make this jumpsuit again with a few adjustments of course and if you have not worked with a Liverpool knit yet, trust me, you need to do so now.

Thank you for reading, until next time.

DAYANA @26bydayana


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Comments

  1. The color is fabulous on you! You look great. If you have any scraps left, could you make the waistband wider to give you a little more length? It would be a pain but may be worth it for comfort....

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    1. Hi Sue, thank you so much! that is a great idea, a wider band might be the solution to my problem :-)

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  2. Your idea to add the contrast using the flip side is genius. Works a charm! Very nice creation, looks super comfy, and so sorry you feel at the end you needed another bit of length for the torso. I see what you mean, but still, great job with this fabric, and yes, a beauty of a color, too.

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    1. Thank you R!! It's a super cool jumpsuit and the fabric, an absolute charm to work with.

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