Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Japanese Inspired Bolero



I had plans to make this bolero for quite a while, and recently I made it. From the moment I bought the knit fabric I knew what I wanted with it. This was the first time for me to buy a ... hmmm... I don't even know what this kind of batch is called, but the fabric was sold (factory-made) in the form of a tube. So the tube gave me the idea of making it a bolero. I was planning to make a short how-to but was in a hurry. You see, I took this cutie with me on my trip so there was no time to meddle with pictures. But as it turned out to be a favourite for the slightly colder September nights I am determined to sew another one.

As the title suggests, it is inspired by the Japanese fashion and the Mori Girl Styling. It has all the necessary essentials that can instantly capture one's heart: an adorable mustard knit fabric ( I am insanely mad about mustard - it's a kind of fixation for me) and an intricate, wide lace.That's enough for me :)

I wear it over t-shirt /sweatshirts (some in mustard too) and jeans and for me it is a winning combination. Oh, and I mustn't forget the adorable crocheted necklace (see down below) which comes as the perfect detail for this outfit.




5 comments:

KJ@letsgoflyakite said...

I love this piece! The addition of the lace is perfect. I tend to look for layered pieces this time of year when the weather is changing, boleros are perfect.

Ann McLeod said...

ooo... I like this a lot!!!

Ira Huberts said...

So pretty... love that fine lace, makes it look even more elegant. And you have made such a beautiful matching necklace, you're so creative Maya!
Ira’s Crea Corner

Sharon Glanville said...

What a wonderful bolero with the lace at the bottom and love the color! (Sharon)

We've featured this terrific sewing project at BeBetsy on the BRAG ABOUT IT No. 24 http://bebetsy.com.

Thanks again for linking up with us!

Sharon and Denise ♥

Wendy said...

it's lovely. I love the lace edging