If you are in need of some blouse inspiration, this is the post for you. We are highlighting some of our favorite blouse patterns on the site along with inspirational member versions. Check this out and start working on your perfect blouse!
Left: Front Pleat Blouse, this asymmetrical blouse features pockets in the side seams that offer plenty of space without adding bulk. Pair it with a cute pair of shorts or jeans for a great casual look. On the top right is the Gathered Blouse and on the bottom right, the Amanda top with romantic gathers in the neck. (This blouse is also available in a plus size version.)
The Alexander blouse is one of our all time favorite blouse patterns on the site. We love the bright colored version user redredhoodie from Berlin has made (on the top right), the fabric is absolutely amazing! On the bottom right is user audlev’s solid white version with multicolored buttons!
The Sleeveless Blouse is a really popular pattern and there are so many amazing member variations. Here are a few of them, clockwise from the top middle; Irene Bullock from the Netherland with her plaid version, SachiDespic from New York with her pink version, AGoodWardrobe from California with her polka dot version and a striped version from mahalia in Berlin.
The Slouchy Blouse is one of those patterns you can alter to infinity. So many possibilities! We love the clean look of the version on the top right by postmodest in Warsaw, we adore the dress variation by annabrand in Sweden and we are crazy about the lemon print version by loyl8 in Washington.
Another great blouse is the Tie-Front Blouse from the October 2010 edition of burda style magazine. We love how individual and personalized these three member variations are, as you can see you can minimize the bow, use it as a scarf and make the blouse long sleeved to vary. On the top right: the Too Much Momentum Blouse by paunnet in Italy, bottom left: the Floral Pussy-bow Blouse by mokosha in Serbia and on the bottom right: Formal Office Wear? by irmchen in Germany.
The Short Sleeve Blouse is a flowy and romantic blouse which calls for some tedious work but the result is so worth it! Featured in the middle is a sweet printed version with wooden buttons by eunnyjang in Colarodo and on the right is a version by baka-pepica in Austria.
Are you looking for blouse pattern for fall? Scroll down for some long sleeve inspiration…
The Blouse with Bow is a great pattern for more formal occasions this fall. Make it in a nice silk and wear it over a pencil skirt. Or make it in a more casual material like lizajane with her project The Puzzle Blouse, on the right.
The Seersucker Blouse is great if you’re looking for a more formal and form-fitting pattern. Add a bow to the collar like member parze from Germany. On the far right is our version with shoulder cut-outs, check it out here.
Last but not least, the Peasant Blouse from the June 2011 edition of burda style magazine. A best seller here on the site, this pattern is easy to make with a retro touch to it! Featured here are two member versions, both in checkered cotton fabric. On the right: Lovely Vichy by Mai-der from Spain and on the bottom: BB blouse by aeira in Lithuania.
We hope you feel just as inspired as we do to make the perfect blouse! Which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.