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Deer and Doe Plantain no.3

liberty deer and doe plantain
liberty deer and doe plantain
liberty deer and doe plantain
liberty deer and doe plantain

Here’s the final product of my short phase of sewing productivity when I still had my parents about the house to take Ellis for a bit. It’s another Plantain, and it’s definitely the best/tidiest one yet. The fabric is some liberty jersey I bought at a sewing meet up ages ago, so it’s only fitting I wore this to another one. Here’s everyone:

Sewing blogger meet
Kerry, Helen, Elaine, Clare, Debi, Joyce, Liz, Jen, me

We went to see the Pringle of Scotland exhibition and lunch at Spoon and then fabric shopping, which I skipped because I had Ellis with me. He’d been asleep pretty much solidly for three and a half hours and I felt I had pushed my luck enough! The main thing was to catch up with the sewing ladies anyway!

Anyway, I think that’ll be the last plantain for a while, although I do still have enough of the liberty left over for sleeves, neckband and maybe even a bottom band, so if I could magically find some colour coordinating fabric (maybe turquoise) of the right weight and stretchiness I might make one more.

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  • Louisa 29 July 2015, 1:32 pm

    I love that fabric! It’s so pretty 😀
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    • Franca 30 July 2015, 1:26 pm

      Thank you!

  • Kathryn 30 July 2015, 1:03 am

    That looks and sounds like such a lovely day! I love this Liberty fabric, and it looks great on you! I hope you can find some co-ordinating fabric so you can use up the left-overs!
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    • Franca 30 July 2015, 1:27 pm

      It was! So do I, had a look in John Lewis today actually but no luck, and I don’t want to buy online because of weight/stretchiness. Need to figure out exactly how much I need for just the front and back pieces anyway

  • Joyce 30 July 2015, 7:03 am

    Lovely fabric and a lovely top. I’ve been wondering about the Plantain top for a wee while now so it’s good to see it made up. Lovely to meet you on Sunday, and the wonderful Ellis. Hope he’s a good sleeper during the night too!
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    • Franca 30 July 2015, 1:29 pm

      It was great to meet you too! That was a very unusual stretch of sleeping unfortunately!

  • Alison 30 July 2015, 8:09 am

    It looks great, I love the fabric!
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    • Franca 30 July 2015, 1:29 pm

      Thank you!

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