Monday, October 3, 2016

Fearless Farking Fashion, hmmm.


~ Chicago Girl is Here to Save the Day ~

Yeah.  From Farkless Fashion.


~ Chicago Girl after A Good Day's Work ~


of Fearlessly Farking Fashion From Her to Eternity and Back, with never-ending bravissima beamed directly and otherwise from Miz Baggs and/or Melanie among others who have not been named.  Like Shelley of Forest City Fashionista and her list of the Great 8.


~ You know who you are ~

But hey, there's way more than 8 Great Ones, right?    Do show and tell!  Patti's Not Dead Yet Style is a very good place to do it.  That's just where I started.  And who knows the places you'll go...



~ like leaving the geese behind ~


~ they only cross the road in single file ~

And you cannot interrupt them.



~ when I followed behind, they got all discombobulated ~


~ so yeah, that's the Chicago Skyline in the mist ~


It's about a 15 minute drive from here or so.  I'm at Montrose Harbor now which is a straight shot East of school, about 5 minutes.



~ and this is Lake Michigan and my newly made coat  ~


from DKNY Vogue 1074 .  It took a long time for me to construct.   You can read about it in excruciating detail on my Sewing Daily page if you want.   I do like the fabrics used and how it turned out.




~ hi ~

Chicago has open lakefront all along the city which is really wonderful.  Some areas are like this, others have harbors with sailboats, beaches and parks.




~ no swimming.  no kidding. ~




~ Hey, who's that bird on the Nature Trail? ~

Find out more details...



It's the same silk dupioni 'suit' from last post, EXCEPT, with a different under-top and boots.  But I also made some alterations for the better.  Highlighted here:



~ added extension strip to fill in one of the gaps ~

~ created a 6" double pleat on each side seam to take in excess ~

~ added a fringed hem side pocket ~

~ added a cargo-type pocket with fringed flap to other side ~


and I just wanted to show you my coat label...

~ oh, it's too small to read ~


~ yeah, bay-bee ~




~ don't forget my first ebay shoes/ boots ~


Phew what a long (pix-wise) post.   But of course, I'm off to Patti and the Visibles Not Dead Yet Style to show my stuff and see all the others, Catherine's I Will Wear What I Like, and Cherie's Shoe and Tell.  Come on by.



24 comments:

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    1. Thanks Hollie, I made it myself.

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  2. Chicago Girl is on it, as always. Love your super-powers coat (and the label). Water everywhere, and no hurricanes - sounds solid. xox

    -Patti
    http://notdeadyetstyle.com

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    1. Yeah, no hurricanes or tidal waves. But we do get BIG SNOW.

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  3. loooove that coat! absolutely beautiful! fabric, cut, lining! you´r a sewing super girl indeed!!
    xxxxx

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  4. Yes, using your super powers for super stuff! Thanks Chicago Girl!

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  5. I rest easier at night knowing Chicago Girl is on the case! Especially in that superpower outfit. Yeaaah bay-bee. Fabulicious farkalicious. Heh. The label - hahaha, that's the best. All round inspiration here. Thanks for the shout-out too!

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    1. I need to make that coat have cape wearing abilities. Ready for farking fashion at a flash. yeash.

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  6. Your coat is truly fan-farking-tabulous.

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    1. Oh, it's really just the fabric, isn't it?

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  7. You most definitely have the best superpowers, Chicago Girl! Hilarious tag. Gorgeous duds.

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    1. Hey Louise, so you're back in town/ country from the ever lasting trip of a lifetime? I bet you've done a ton of knitting too.

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  8. That coat is the stuff of legends, I love it! xxx

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  9. OooooWheeee, I love that coat! Gorgeous pattern choice, cool label, and it looks brilliant over the silk outfit.

    The geese often cause traffic slowdowns here on the university campus where I work when they decide to cross the road, verrrrrry slowly, and single file.

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    1. I know, how did they learn that? Well they don't try it on the real streets cuz LSD drivers are going fast. That's Lake Shore Drive, by the way.

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  10. I love your boots! There are really unusual and its nice to have something unique. It would be great if you could pop by my link up and add a post this week :) http://sydneyfashionhunter.com/2016/10/ruby-lace-dress-linkup.html

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    1. Those golden boots are Fluevog. And what started by ebay footwear buying.

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  11. That coat is super fun....love the colors and the Chicago skyline is just gorgeous! NIce post!

    VAlerie
    Fashion and tRavel

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  12. First of all there is the silhouette. Crazy good. Then there are all the little details. Honestly, you have the spirit of a true artisan. A standing ovation from me. XXXOOO

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