Friday, August 16, 2013

Colette Nutmeg in Ikat


I will be spending some time in the desert at the end of the month (*cough* burningman *cough*), and I wanted to create a version of Colette's Nutmeg separates that could withstand the dust and heat.

The Ikat fabric I found at Britex works perfectly -- it's sturdy, colorful, and surprisingly soft. I decided to convert it to a halter top, and made some modifications to the knickers (i.e. found a way to make them even shorter).

Finally, I made some hair clips out of goose feathers, sea shells, and other random trinkets I had lying around.

Time to get my hippie on. 









3 comments:

  1. I know this is not the main topic of this post and I do love your version of the Nutmeg set...but OMG, those hairclips are absolutely awesome!

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  2. Thanks! It's amazing what a hot glue gun can accomplish...

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  3. Love this version. Am contemplating the Nutmeg pattern and saw your ensemble, gives a whole new take on the pattern!

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