Aug 17, 2013

Nugat haljina, varijacija #1 / Nougat dress, variation #1

Dragi čitaoci, konačno mogu da vam predstavim svoj prvi kroj za Nugat haljinu! Prošlo je već dosta vremena od kako sam najavila da ću početi sa prodajom svojih krojeva, i možda ste se pitali šta se s tim desilo. Sve ovo vreme sam radila na pripremi kroja, ali u par navrata sam bila prilično ometena u tom poslu, jer su mi iskrsavala dešavanja zbog kojih nisam mogla aktivno da radim na kroju (kao što je honorarni posao, koji nisam mogla da odbijem, a koji mi je oduzimao jako mnogo vremena). Zbog toga sam morala da odložim izdavanje kroja, i već sam se uplašila da će proći leto dok završim pripremu za štampu. No, stigla sam na vreme da ulovim poslednje vrele dane pred jesen. 

Dear readers, I have finally finished the work on my first pattern, the Nougat dress! It's been a long time since I announced I would start selling my patterns, and you might have wondered what had happened with those. I've been working on the pattern all this time, but I was distracted several times (by a free lance job I couldn't say no to) and could not work on the pattern all the time. Due to these distractions, I had to postpone releasing the pattern, and I've been in panic that the summer would be over before the pattern was released. However, I did manage to catch the last hot days before the autumn begins.




I, da ne dužim više priču, predstavljam vam prvu, originalnu, varijaciju Nugat haljine. Ova verzija je izuzetno raskošna, sastavljena od čak 78 delova! Inspiracija za haljinu je bio vrtlog, koji sam pokušala da imitiram naborima i spiralno ukrojenim panelima na prednjem i zadnjem delu haljine. 

So, with no further ado, I'm showing you the first, original variation of the Nougat dress. This version is rather luxurious, made from unbelievable 78 pieces! I found an inspiration for the dress in a vortex, which I tried to imitate with the gathers and spiral cut panels on front and back of the dress.






Haljina je napravljena od veoma lepršavog muslina u dve nijanse petrolej plave. Ovaj kroj zahteva materijal koji se dobro drapira, i koji se ne gužva, tako da je muslin idealan izbor. Takođe, može se koristiti i tanak žoržet i saten. Budući da je muslin prilično mlitav, htela sam da torzou haljine dam malo čvrstine, pa sam sve delove sa zadnje strane postavila još jednim slojem tkanine - u pitanju je muslin malo gušćeg tkanja. Ovo je, ujedno, rešilo problem transparentnosti muslina.
Suknja haljine je lepršava, i iz dva sloja različitih dužina i boja. Haljina je postavljena teget žoržetom.

The dress is made of a very fluid chiffon in two shades of petrol blue. This pattern requires a fabric that drapes well and that doesn't wrinkle, so chiffon is an ideal choice. Also, a thin goergette or satin could be used. Since the chiffon is rather remiss, I wanted to add some structure to the bodice, so I interlined all the panels with one more layer of fabric - a slightly thicker chiffon. This also solved the problem of the shell's transparency.
The skirt is rather flowy, made of two layers of fabrics in different colors and lengths. The dress is lined with navy georgette.









Par reči o Štepalica krojevima / A few words on Stepalica patterns

Štepalica krojevi su dati u PDF formatu, pripremljeni za štampu na kućnom štampaču, na A4 ili Letter formatu papira. Kroj se sastoji od dva odvojena dokumena: jedan dokument sadrži krojne delove, dok drugi predstavlja detaljno ilustrovano uputstvo za šivenje. Za sada, instrukcije su date samo na engleskom jeziku. Ukoliko utvrdim da postoji dovoljna potražnja za krojevima u Srbiji i regionu, ponudiću instrukcije i na srpskom jeziku. U međuvremenu, pratite tutorijale koje ću objavljivati na blogu, u kojima ću veoma detaljno opisati postupak šivenja. Kao i do sada, sve postove ću pisati i na srpskom, i na engleskom jeziku.
Krojevi se mogu kupiti online, preko moje Etsy radnje, a cena je 11,98$. Ukoliko ste iz Srbije, kroj možete kupiti uplatom na moj tekući račun, nakon čega ću vam poslati odgovarajuće fajlove emailom. Nudim posebnu povoljnost kupcima iz Srbije, koji kroj mogu kupiti za 500 din. Za sve informacije o kupovini krojeva, molim vas da mi pošaljete email.
Krojevi su dati u 7 veličina: 32-44. Tabelu veličina možete videti na slici na vrhu posta. 
Krojevi nemaju dodatke za šavove.
Naredni post će biti reklama kroja, namenjena inostranom tržištu, pa ću ga napisati samo na engleskom, kako bih izbegla konfuziju kod potencijalnih kupaca. Postove koji dalje slede ću, kao i obično, pisati na oba jezika.

Želim da se zahvalim timu Muffin Studija, sa kojim sam radila na pripremi kroja za štampu. Ukoliko vam ikada zatreba pomoć oko pripreme nekog materijala za štampu, izrade vizuelnog identiteta firme, ili pak web dizajna, moja topla preporuka je da se njima obratite, jer ovi ljudi znaju šta rade!
Takođe, hvala i Jeleni, koju možda znate i kao autorku bloga Krpena Lutkica, koja je lektorisala sav tekst.

U narednim danima planiram da pišem detaljne postove o tome kako je sašivena ova verzija haljine. Zato, pratite zbivanja na Štepalici!

Stepalia patterns are given in PDF file format, set for print on a home printer, on A4 or Letter paper format. The pattern consists of two separate files: one contains the pattern sheets, while the other one contains detailed illustrated instructions for sewing the pattern. The instructions and all the markings and details are in English.
The patterns can be purchased online, via my Etsy shop, and the price per pattern is $11,98. If you have any questions about the patterns, please email me at anajan.stepalica[at]gmail[dot]com.
The pattern is given in 7 sizes: from 32 - 44. You can see the sizing chart on the picture on the top of the post. The pattern does not have seams allowances.
The next post will give you more details about the pattern and purchase options. 

I'd like to thank the team of Muffin Studio which helped me prepare the pattern for print. If you ever need help in graphic or web design, these guys know their job!
Also, I have to thank to Jelena of Krpena Lutkica, who proofread my texts.


I will organize a sewalong with detailed posts on how this variation of the dress was sewed. Variation A is really handy for showing all the steps, since it includes all the steps required for all three views. The sewalong will start soon, so stay tuned!



Prethodni članci o Nugat haljini: / Previous articles about the Nougat dress:

10 comments:

  1. Que maravilla! Querida Stepalica, el vestido es tan original y diferente que yo te auguro muchas ventas y éxito asegurado, me encanta el "remolino" que se forma en el pecho, es precioso! Muchos besos.

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    1. Muchas gracias, querida Rosy. Lo significa mucho cuando lo dice un profesinal como tu!

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  2. Prelepo! I jos jednom - neka je sa srecom! :)

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  3. I, da, hvala sto si stavila 2 linka! :*

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    1. Nema na cemu, sve je zasluzeno! :)

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  4. This dress is absolutely amazing! 78 pieces! I think you don't charge enough for this.. Other indie patterns charge more money for even very simple patterns, and yours is so sophisticated and unique!
    Good luck with your pattern selling business!

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  5. Ja ne znam da li si lepša ti ili tvoje zlatne ruke. Svaka ti čast, još jednom.

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  6. Congrats on releasing your pattern! Your dress is gorgeous. I really want to make it but am a bit intimidated by all the pattern pieces. I think I will start with the simplest variation :)

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    1. Thanks Jodi! I think it's the best way to approach it, you can make a wearable muslin from the view C and then shift to the more complex variations.

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