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Made By A Fabricista: A Denim Set for Spring

Happy Friday All! I am ecstatic to share my latest make that I had on my to make list for a while.  My goal for the month of February was to sew a mini vacation capsule for a trip, but unfortunately I did not get a chance to. I was able to make 3 of the 6 pieces including this denim set. When this beautiful denim fabric arrived, I knew exactly what I wanted to make.

I have been wanting to recreate a linen look I made a few years ago using the Montoya coat pattern with a few adjustments.  I created VIEW A without the peplum and lengthened it by 6 inches. Instead of sewing the tie inside the seam of the top like I did here, I wanted to make it separate so that it looks like a jumpsuit. (Read the blogpost here).

Moreover, my body has changed and I needed to cut a size larger so that I can rock it as an open vest or a top tucked in. I love the way it turned out but wish I had extended it by 8 inches instead of 6.

For the pants, I went to my tried and true simplicity 8605 pants pattern and added a center pin tuck which has been my new favorite addition to my pants. Moreover, I sewed down the elastic for the waistband and used a denim top stitching thread. I topstitched the top by adding 2 rows of top stitching thread on the armhole, neckband, and hem.


I really love how the pants came out but wish I had sized up on the hips. I am not worried as I know this summer, I plan to drop a few inches and it will be perfect fit. Overall I am happy with how the set turned out and I love the fact that it looks like a jumpsuit with the tie belt.

I have been under the weather the past  week  so I did not get a chance to share how I plan to mix and match the set like I usually do.  Be sure to stop by my page to see how I rock it with other pieces. I am officially on Spring Break and I am looking forward to some well needed rest and relaxation.

Thanks for reading and be sure to stop by my page to see how I will rock it over my break.

One Love,


MARICA  @heymaricamitchell

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Comments

  1. Beautiful Sewing and Fitting!

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  2. What a gorgeous set Marica - I am one who can’t get behind the whole jumpsuit trend, but I could so do this! The pin tuck down the front of the pants is inspiring as well, love it!

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  3. I love this outfit and I think it looks fabulous on you! I also love ideas about how to bring design changes to tried-and-true patterns (that already fit!) to create something fresh (like with your pintucks in the front of your pants).

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  4. So cute great job...... Im going to try making the pants out of a light knit...

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  5. Two-piece jumpsuits are so much easier to wear than one-piece, and there is also the option to wear as separates. Great job on fitting and finishing! This is a good look for both a casual outdoor day, as well as an elegant evening. Thanks for posting and inspiring your readers.

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  6. Looks great on you and the details are sharp.

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