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S4070 & NL6533: Sewing Review Bargainista Fashionista Contest

Hey Loves!

I entered a contest on SewingReview.com. The contests required you to pick a fashion inspiration and sew a less expensive version of the inspiration.  Here's my make:

It was inspired by the following items:

I sketched my idea.

I used my favorite strapless bodice Simplicity 4070 and a simple leggings pattern NewLook 6533 to make the jumpsuit. I self drafted the detachable skirt.

Bodice: Followed the directions from S4070.

Bottom: Cut with a medium waist and graded to a large hip. Used full pattern piece without cutting off the waistband. Opened back seam about 5" for zipper. Matched side and back seams with the bodice and attached.

Detachable skirt: Cut 3 layers of 96" of tulle. Gathered the tulle to my waist measurement. Attached the tulle to satin ribbon.

You can see more of my review of this project on SewingReview.com.

I chose a detachable skirt so that I can wear the jumpsuit alone to less formal events.

This is one of my favorite makes. I saved $174.93 by making this. Now I'm walking away from this project feeling real good!

Until next, smooches!

DJ

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