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Leather look Ponte Jersey Jeans and Leopard Print T-Shirt

leopard print mock wrap t-shirt and ponte leather look jersey jeans

Rachel (with her whippet who knows she’s not really allowed in the shop) wearing black leather look ponte jeans (beautifully made) but not fitting brilliantly*… prototype #2 coming soon, and slinky dink leopard print poly jersey mock wrap t-shirt.

She does love a bit of Kitsch, does our Rach, and this is definitely in the kitsch camp!

The Jeans are butterick 5682 (not designed for jersey hence the fitting issues) and the top is Burda 6848.

polyester leopard print jersey
polyester leopard print jersey
leather look ponte roma type jersey
leather look ponte roma type jersey

*Actually we think they fit pretty well but Rachel likes perfection.

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Kitsch Cats Print Jersey Dress

kitsch cat digital print jersey dress

Kitcat wearing her terribly kitsch cat digital print cotton and elastane jersey long sleeved dress (made by Jane). The pattern is Burda 8455 but Jane pieced together the yoke and hem so as not to cut up the print. Kitcat is such a squinge it is cut to age 6 but lengthened in sleeve and body (Kitcat is 9!). The neck was lowered so as to go over her head and negate the need for a zip but next time the neck will be altered so it doesn’t gape.

Now all the grown-ups want one too.

She then said that she needed pink leopard print ponte jersey cardigan to complete the outfit -personally we are not so sure this is a good fashion move but what do we know in the world of 9 year old fashion? We shall leave it to you to decide. The pattern is McCall’s 6542 (age 6 with lengthened sleeves), it is bound down the front and around the neck with jersey binding.

punk and black leopard print ponte jersey cardigan

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Red Scuba Jersey Chado Ralph Rucci Dress

Jacoba triumphant in her Chado Ralph Rucci dress made up in red scuba jersey, she said it’s been great to do some sewing again. The (minor) changes made to the pattern were raising the front slit by 2 inches, omitting the front panel pockets (didn’t want the extra bulk), and also slightly changing the curve on the shoulders. She said the jersey was remarkably good fabric to work with. Huzzah for that top-stitiching!

red scuba jersey Chado Ralph Rucci dress
red scuba jersey Chado Ralph Rucci dress
V1317 Chado Ralph Rucci dress pattern from Vogue
V1317 Chado Ralph Rucci dress pattern from Vogue

 

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Ultramarine Blue Ponte Roma Persey Peplum Dress

ultramarine blue ponte roma jersey peplum dress

Lesley made this ultramarine blue Ponte Roma jersey dress with a peplum. The pattern was Simplicity Project Runway 1650.  This pattern wasn’t lined, but she preferred a fully lined dress so did it with a polyester Tricot (knitted) lining. 

Lining  a dress like this gives it a more professional finish as it meant the armholes and neck could be under-stitched so the stitching is not visible on the right side.  She also lined the peplum rather than just hemming it (as per the pattern) to get a better finish.  Ponte Roma jersey is not that stretchy so an invisible zip is used at the centre back which she tacked -something she hasn’t done for years but so worth it to set it in evenly on a stretch fabric and to make sure that seams lined up perfectly.

 The Ponte fabric was lovely to sew; for anyone not comfortable with sewing jersey or stretch fabrics it is a good place to start.

 

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Spotty Navy and White Jersey Dress

polka dot spotty ponte jersey dress

Inspired by scruffybadgertime’s sew-along Denise decided to join in and make up this fab spotty navy and white jersey dress. It doesn’t have a lot of stretch (as jerseys go) but I think this was an ideal choice for the pattern. You can read all about it on her blog

Fabrics and Notions:

Navy and White heavy Jersey (nearly as heavy as a Ponte Roma Jersey, but not quite)
Iron on interfacing (neck)
Bias Binding (armholes)
Zip

Pattern: New Look 6000

polka dot spotty ponte jersey dress
polka dot spotty ponte jersey dress

 

 

10286

Olive Green, Blue and Brown floral print 65% Viscose 30% Polyamide 5% Elastane posh Ponte Jersey

10283

Black and muted Multicolour Rococco floral print 65% Viscose 30% Polyamide 5% Elastane posh Ponte Jersey

10284

Navy, Royal Blue and Brown floral print 65% Viscose 30% Polyamide 5% Elastane posh Ponte Jersey

10285

Navy, Teal Blue Green and Brown floral print 65% Viscose 30% Polyamide 5% Elastane posh Ponte Jersey

10233

Navy and Wine Red big spot 70% Polyester 15% Viscose 10% Cotton 5% Elastane Jacquard Ponte Jersey

10234

Charcoal and Mustard Yellow big spot 70% Polyester 15% Viscose 10% Cotton 5% Elastane Jacquard Ponte Jersey

09361

9361

Plum, dark Grey and Black diagonal squares geo print posh ponte Jersey 53% Polyester 42% Viscose 5% Elastane

09359

9359

Navy Blue tweed effect posh ponte Jersey 55% Polyester 41% Viscose 4% Elastane

09372

9372

Dark Grey Black and Green diagonal squares geo print posh ponte Jersey 53% Polyester 42% Viscose 5% Elastane

09362

9362

Black with subtle copper glittery threads posh ponte Jersey 68% Viscose 27% Polyamide 5% Elastane

09360

9360

Navy Blue geometric print posh ponte Jersey 55% Polyester 41% Viscose 4% Elastane

08750

8750

Black Viscose, Polyester and Elastane posh Ponte Jersey

08654

8654

Black, Grey and Plum rococco print Posh Ponte Jersey 53% Polyester 42% Viscose 5% Elastane

08579

8579

Navy, Grey, Black geometric cubes print Posh Ponte Jersey 53% Polyester, 42% Viscose 5% Elastane

08338

8338

Teal marl brushed lightweight Ponté Jersey 58% Cotton 38% Polyester 4% Elastane

08337

8337

Oatmeal marl brushed lightweight Ponté Jersey 58% Cotton 38% Polyester 4% Elastane

07498

7498

Charcoal Grey brushed lightweight Ponté Jersey 58% Cotton 38% Polyester 4% Elastane

07499

7499

Denim Grey brushed lightweight Ponté Jersey 58% Cotton 38% Polyester 4% Elastane

07497

7497

Crushed Raspberry brushed lightweight Ponté Jersey 58% Cotton 38% Polyester 4% Elastane

H0253

H0253

Denim Blue jacquard Print Ponte Jersey Bias Binding

07617

7617

Navy Blue and Black Wool Viscose Polyester and Polyamide reversible double ponte Jersey from Belucci

07608

7608

Black and Leaf Green geometric concentric circles 55% Polyester 45% Viscose Ponte Jersey

07500

7500

Denim Blue brushed lightweight Ponté Jersey 58% Cotton 38% Polyester 4% Elastane

07501

7501

Aubergine and Denim Blue floral abstract print Poly Viscose lightweight Ponté Jersey

07413

7413

Turquoise and Pink Jacquard 65% Cotton 33% Polyester 2% Elastane Ponte Jersey

10296

Black/Charcoal 79% Cotton 18% Polyamide 3% Elastane heavy Ponte type Denim Jersey

10297

Imperial Purple 79% Cotton 18% Polyamide 3% Elastane heavy Ponte type Denim Jersey

10298

Coral Pink Cotton 18% Polyamide 3% Elastane heavy Ponte type Denim Jersey

10299

Mustard Yellow 79% Cotton 18% Polyamide 3% Elastane heavy Ponte type Denim Jersey

10239

Burnt Orange 60% Viscose 35% Polyester 5% Elastane Posh Ponte Roma double Jersey

10237

Light Grey Marl 60% Viscose 35% Polyester 5% Elastane Posh Ponte Roma double Jersey

10236

Bottle Green 60% Viscose 35% Polyester 5% Elastane Posh Ponte Roma double Jersey

10238

Ivory Winter White 60% Viscose 35% Polyester 5% Elastane Posh Ponte Roma double Jersey

10235

French Navy 60% Viscose 35% Polyester 5% Elastane Posh Ponte Roma double Jersey

10210

Navy and Multicolour abstract spotty floral 55% Polyester 45% Viscose Ponte double Jersey

09913

Navy, Red and Multicolour big leaf print 55% Polyester 45% Viscose Ponte double Jersey

09676

9676

Navy Blue 93% Cotton 7% Elastane ponte double Jersey

09674

9674

Charcoal Grey 72% Polyester 23% Viscose 5% Elastane Ponte Roma Jersey with laser cut pin holes

09673

9673

Black 93% Cotton 7% Elastane ponte double Jersey

09672

9672

Black 98% Polyester 2% Elastane Ponte double Jersey

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9587

Bubblegum Pink Posh Ponte Roma Jersey 60% Viscose 35% Polyester 5% Elastane

09406

9406

Raspberry Pink 60% Viscose 35% Polyester 5% Elastane posh Ponte Roma Jersey

08210

8210

Black posh Ponte Roma Jersey 60% Viscose, 35% Polyester 5% Elastane

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7544

Blood Red 60% Viscose 35% Poly 5% Elastane posh Ponté Roma Jersey.

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9497

Aubergine and Ivory Cloqué Jacquard textured ponte type 61% Cotton 31% Polyester 2% Elastane Jersey

09496

9496

Taupe and Beige geometric jacquard Ponte type 85% Cotton 13% Polyester 2% Elastane Double Jersey

09416

9416

Bottle Green, Burnt Orange and Teal big paisley print 55% Polyester 45% Viscose Ponte Roma Jersey

09434

9434

Black, Lilac & Silver Grey abstract print Ponte Roma Jersey 58% Polyester 37% Viscose 5% Elastane