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Frankenstein in a jumper – outerwear for AF (24 colours)

by Voeille Posted 25th Nov 2016 at 7:50 PM
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This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
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If you’re wondering about the name (what does Frankenstein have to do with a female jumper?), its source is a meshing technique I used – slicing up meshes and joining separate parts. I was going to create a remake of this old outfit of mine, but I don’t like the style of shoes that mesh involves (I’d never wear shoes with pointy tip myself), and I haven’t found a similar mesh anywhere, so at the very least I’d have to edit the mesh to change shoes. I decided that if I were going to ‘mesh around’ anyway, I might as well create a brand new mesh from scratch (well not from primitive shapes obviously, but by editing Maxis meshes), and here we go – the base of this mesh is afbodysundress (a base game dress), for the neck part I used a dress from the H&M pack, and edited the shape so it looks more unique. Given that afbodysundress has a pregnancy morph it was convenient to create one for my mesh, so this outfit is available for pregnant sims (you need a mod to use different clothes than Maxis default during pregnancy), and of course has a fat morph.

The texture has all the expected details like seams, it’s properly shaded, and I think it looks much nicer and more Maxis-matchy than my old outfit (the jeans are a heavily edited Maxis texture, the woolly pattern is made from a picture I took and blended with one of the patterns available in Photoshop, and then I drew all the details and shaded the texture). Shoes are a blend of two Photoshop patterns + some drawing to make them actually look like shoes.

The jumper comes in 24 colours, all the files have descriptive names so if you don’t like a certain colour you can easily find and delete the appropriate file. I made it available as outerwear and an everyday outfit.

Note: This is my second mesh (and the first one that is more than shortening a dress in a not very good way, without even editing the UV map, and quitting Milkshape after 5 minutes), so it probably isn’t perfect, but I think it looks good in the game, and I haven’t noticed any major issues with it like floating parts or holes.

Polygon Counts:
Faces: 2038
Vertices: 1419

Additional Credits:
My mom – I took a picture of a jumper she knitted for me and I used it to create a pattern, which is the base of my texture.

Age: Adult
Gender: Female
Clothing Type: Everyday Outerwear
Clothing Style: No Style
Other Type: Not Applicable Maternity
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable
Outfit Type: Full Outfit

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 2
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jumper24Colours+MESH.rar

Size: 23.77 MB · Downloads: 5,556 · 25th Nov 2016
23.77 MB 5,556 25th Nov 2016
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Lab Assistant
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#2 Old 26th Nov 2016 at 1:34 PM
Looks cozy and the colors are beautiful!
Lab Assistant
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#3 Old 26th Nov 2016 at 6:36 PM
These are honestly beautiful, I love them all. Thank you :)
Test Subject
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#4 Old 26th Nov 2016 at 11:49 PM
Very nice -- and unique! I haven't seen anything else very much like it done so well. Thanks!
Test Subject
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#5 Old 28th Nov 2016 at 2:38 PM
Thanks, this is great and please keep up the great work
Instructor
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#6 Old 1st Dec 2016 at 3:30 AM
Good meshing work ! As I myself am unable to do such a thing, I'm quite admirative for the frankestein workaround. Thanks !
Theorist
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#7 Old 25th Jan 2017 at 1:48 PM
Nice work, thank you.
Test Subject
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#8 Old 1st Feb 2017 at 4:20 AM
Great work! Thanks!
Lab Assistant
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#9 Old 5th Mar 2017 at 9:59 PM
This is super cute, I adore it! Don't suppose you could point me in the direction of the mod for non-maxis prego clothes? It's okay if you can't.
Test Subject
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#10 Old 18th Sep 2017 at 12:16 AM
Thanks!
Mad Poster
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#11 Old 28th Sep 2017 at 7:52 PM
The two-color ones are among the most used CC clothing in my game. Thank you!