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Leia jumpsuit thoughts

 
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JediJainaSolo (Sarah Townsend)
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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2017 8:23 pm    Post subject: Leia jumpsuit thoughts Reply with quote

Hey! Couple of questions on Leia's jumpsuit from ESB. Has anyone bought white coveralls and modified them? If so, was this hard? I'm trying to do Bespin Escape Leia before I do Hoth, as we just got a Bespin Luke in our base and we wanna Wonder Twin it up! lol Any advice on this one would be great!
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PostPosted: Tue May 23, 2017 4:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't know about coveralls BUT I was just able to acquire this pattern and I have been told it is what most Leia's have used for this build.
https://www.etsy.com/listing/81036462/jumpsuit-pattern-kwik-sew-2588-uncut

I will be checking into fabric in a few weeks when I head to the LA fabric district. If I find anything suitable, I can let you know.
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PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 9:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The fabric on my jumpsuit is DWR supplex fabric- it is made especially for snowsuits. But a lining fabric should also work very well Smile
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am not sure about modifying a jumpsuit just because you would then have to match the fabric that you are quilting to it as well as make sure all the seams are in the right places- the jumpsuit has a yolk on the back and front. I used this pattern and modified the sleeve shape for mine:

http://www.thegreenpepper.com/product/141-womens-black-butte-jumpsuit-pattern/
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