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bright blue worsted wool skirt suit

Bright Blue Worsted Wool Skirt Suit with Matching Bag

Philippa wearing her beautifully made worsted wool skirt suit with checkerboard weave and matching bag.

Fabrics and Notions:

Bright Blue checkerboard weave worsted virgin wool.
Thai silk block printed lining
Lacquered shell buttons (jacket)
Invisible zip (skirt)
Viscose iron-on interfacing
Clasp (bag) from grandmother’s treasure box.

Patterns (all altered, but based upon):

Jacket: Vogue 1643
Skirt: McCall’s 5523
Bag: from the book, Making Vintage Handbags by Emma Brennan

bright blue worsted wool suit with silk lining

bright blue worsted wool suit with silk lining

phillipa-blue-suit-buttons

bright blue worsted wool skirt suit

bright blue worsted wool skirt suit

bright blue worsted wool vintage bag

bright blue worsted wool vintage bag

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