Added Jun 9, 2013
The inspiration comes from a blouse style in June 2009 magazine #122. (See the pic enclosed) The blouse feature standing collar, concealed button closure and armhole bands.
I modified the original blouse style by extending the blouse length by 3 1/2 inches and extending the darts as it was place too much under the bust as oppose to my waist.
I extended the lower front and back by 10 inches to make a regular skirt length. Casing elastic was enclosed at the waist instead of a drawstring. I then added hem ruffles to the hemline and two pockets to give it my own personal touch.
Felt really happy with the outcome :-) although I am not really a big fan on ruffle hemlines. Should I keep the ruffles at the hemline or take it off?
What do you think?
Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014
Check out Meg's finished Mash Up project of her denim suit and see how you can sew along!
Fashion & Trends
Dress like your favorite heroine from Disney's Frozen.
This web seminar will teach you tricks to sewing and cutting silk successfully!
See one of the techniques you'll learn in November's Fabric Design course.
Cozy scarf collars, dressed up sweats, and essential dresses.
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.