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Second take on V1525: A red Rebecca Vallance pant suit!

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EN Summary: I decided to make myself another Rebecca Vallance pant suit for summer (click here for the first version) and this time around I opted for a fabric which I believe is closer to the original model in color and drape. Keep reading the sewing review (or hop over here to see more photos of me wearing this suit). --- PT Sumário: Decidi fazer outro conjunto top e calça Rebecca Vallance para o verão (podem ver a primeira versão aqui) e desta vez optei por um tecido mais parecido com o original, tanto na cor como no cair. Continuem a ler o artigo sobre a confeção completo (ou cliquem aqui para verem mais fotos a usar o conjunto).

Ongoing sewing project: the 70s inspired (faux) suede coat – Projeto em curso: Casaco de imitação de camurça estilo anos 70

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Today I want to show you guys some progress photos of my current sewing project. The coat is almost done, I only have to sew the buttonholes, stitch in the buttons and apply the shoulder pads (they are just roughly pinned in place at this stage).
--- Viva pessoal, hoje queria mostrar-vos algumas fotos do projeto de costura que está em execução no momento. O casaco está quase pronto, falta fazer as casas, aplicar os botões e os chumaços (neste momento os chumaços estão mais ou menos no lugar presos com alfinetes).

The pattern is from Burda International magazine (April 1996, mod 912) and was originally a dress, but I decided to turn it into something that could double up as a spring coat too. I changed the front opening into a top down faux placket (it’s “faux” because there's actually a facing inside; the illusion of a placket is created by the fabric folding into a tuck and then top-stitched; the excess fabric introduced by the tuck was added to the pattern, of course). 
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