Friday, May 25, 2012

The RAWR Romper

This was really easy to make! I would say it took maybe 2 hours because the pattern wants you to finish all the edges with lace to be fancy. Here is my pattern and fabric if you care to look. I didn't know if I would post pictures as the pattern models were trying so hard to be sexy, but it really just looks like a romper, maybe because I am so short?
 It has elastic in the waist and for the small it said use 23 inches of elastic. Lol, no. So that it can be eternally digging into my skin? I cut it at 26 and it is comfy and not pinchy at all. Outsmarted you, Kwik Sew!
 Edging it with lace was a pain. I already had yards and yards of this black lace so I didn't have to buy any and I don't remember what the pattern cost, so let's say it cost $6 total (for the fabric). I think if I made this again I would just cut double the amount of each piece and self-line it.
 Look at that 70s style leg cut!
For some reason the dog always barks when I "dance." I wonder why? Hahahaha. 

Have a good weekend!

8 comments:

  1. How the heck are you so fast! Well done! It looks really cute by the way, good thinking on the elasticated waist front...why would anyone want to feel that uncomfortable?!?

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  2. It turned out really cute! I like the action shot with the dog too!

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  3. I am so in love with this! Gotta love the 70's leg!

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  4. Haha that last picture is awesome! I love the '70's legs on that romper! :D

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  5. It looks very cute!

    I'm learning to play the clarinet and my dog stands by my feet with his head hanging down! Dogs eh!

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  6. It looks fabulous!! I love that fabric - too fun - and the romper turned out fantastic - tres jungle sexy!

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  7. Good call on the elastic measurements. I always cut my exact waist measurement and overlap an inch. Although some people I sew for like theirs much tighter. As long as it doesn't fall down, it's good enough for me! I love your cute romper. I have a Suede Says romper pattern, and I'm tempted to try it in a knit.

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  8. heheheh nice make and the + dog dance is a bonus. Maybe he's providing the music (or just scared you'll step on him).

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