June 7, 2012

Mission Maxi variations

Pattern Review is having a contest titled One Pattern, Many Looks (link).

"The goal of this contest is to take one view of a pattern, and create multiple garments with distinct looks from that view without needing pattern drafting skills.  Remember the focus of this contest is to see how to make the same basic article of clothing with different colors and fabrics, and not to make two different types of garments." - Pattern Review

This is practically the definition of the Mission Maxi sewing pattern - A basic pattern that can be made into a plethora of different looks.  Since I can't make all of the Mission Maxi variations due to time, and the fact that my kids are now on summer break (I now wear the hat of tour guide/event planner), I thought I would share some illustrations of the various looks that can be created with the Mission Maxi.

First up is the color blocked Mission Maxi.  Despite my summer recreation coordinator responsibilities, I will definitely find the time to make this.  



Next, we have the maxi skirt.  Just cut the top off and add a waist band.



Another variation on my list is a Mission Maxi out of lace.  As a matter of fact, I've already purchased the lace... about 4 months ago.



A Mission Maxi Mini!  Say that 5 times.


Here we have a Mission Maxi with a triangle top and spaghetti straps.  There is a little pattern drafting involved here, but nothing major.




Lastly, the high slit Mission Maxi is a must!  And yes... you have to do the pose if you make the maxi in black.


Just be thankful it's not me mimicking the pose.

I almost forgot about the chevron Mission Maxi (link) and the idea of adding an accordion pocket (link) to the hemline of a Mission Maxi.  That would look great with olive green jersey knit.  

Eventually, I'll get around to making a few of these ideas, but in the mean time feel free to do so yourself and enter the contest.

Cheers,

Jamie

13 comments:

Sassy T said...

Fab ideas.

Marie said...

Fantastic post, this is such a versatile pattern!

Pretty Ditty said...

Thanks! I'm glad you both like the ideas =)

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Great ideas! I'm dying to try the slit design.

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