I normally don't change patterns and sew exactly like "I'm told". So when Lydia came up with Pimp your Flutterby Playsuit it was an opportunity to escape my comfort zone and try something new! Although I like the pattern exactly has it is... It's so versatile, not only due to the different options, but mainly cos depending on the fabric you choose you have different uses for it. Perfect to make it in corduroy for winter and use it as an overall with a body inside, or the other way round, you can make it in shirt cotton and use it inside some overalls, etc etc etc...
I thought it was funny to try to transform the pattern in some overalls, it shouldn't be that difficult right?!? Well... WRONG!
On my first attempt I did some reversible overalls, all went fine and it was a quite easy transformation. Have the top back and front of the bodice a little shorter, change the the armsycle to make it bigger, pleats on the sides and just add some straps!
And... I could stop here and you will all believe I'm an experienced sewer that knows what she is doing LOL! Not really, the pleats on the sides were improvised, since I've changed the pattern on the armsycle in a way that it didn't work at all. I'm a
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