I paid very close attention to the RTW model my friend had bought in a shop, and I saw it has side pockets in its pants, an elasticated (quite) high waist and a zipper in front.
I decided to use my "hippy pants" pattern from a Burda magazine, which is very becoming on me, and join it with my sleeveless blouse (quite a success in several occasions) I adjusted the blouse pattern to join it with the pants, shortening it 8 cm, and eliminated the back darts, leaving the bust and waist front darts.
It was a crazy project because I sewed it in a week, after work, finishing it in a hurry the very day I wanted to wear not only to work, but to the Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantastic de Catalunya, my fabulous annual date with cinema, love, glamour and good food.
With the hurry of the previous night and the early morning I felt as if I was in The Great Britain Sewing Bee studio, sewing stressed and always taking shortcuts to get a result only good for an overall impression, but failing close expert inspection.
To make things worse, my husband (kill me if i know the reason) hates taking pictures, has no ability in that sense at all, and was complaining after taking THE FIRST PICTURE, for godness sake! So I only got three miserable unfocused (with an automatic camera you have to make an effort to do that) pictures. On the other departments he is just wonderful, but.... brrrrr!
Anyways, it is a comfortable, wonderful piece, I recommend you to get inspired by. You only have to pick a blouse and trousers patterns of your taste, and adjust the blouse to the pants waist. If you go jersey, nothing can be wrong.
Here I am modeling my wonderful and painfully new Heart Sandals, by Swedish Hasbeens.