A Florally, Pearly JJ Adventure!

Added Feb 8, 2009

by sarsaparilla

Brisbane, Australia

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Description

The JJ – another BurdaStyle’s classic I have conquered! Kudos to JJ for designing this wonderful blouse – it is an excellent fit and a very timeless piece. The fabric I used cost me $1! Another bargain! I’d wanted to make a dress out of the fabric, however there just wasn’t enough of it. So upon discovering the JJ I decided that this fabric was destined to become a classic blouse. I neglected the ruffles as I didn’t have quite the right amount of fabric. I embellished the blouse with pearl (fake of course!) buttons. I like their elegance and sophistication – the blouse looked a bit ordinary with plain white buttons. The pearl buttons were the expensive part of the blouse – they cost $6 altogether! I guess that’s what happens when you live in a small town with just one tiny sewing store! Light colours really don’t suit my complexion and I’m really not a button-up blouse sort of person. However I can envisage myself wearing this to a job interview, or somewhere where I have to look grown up :)

Material Notes

Floral cotton (very sturdy, good-quality fabric actually. It really was an unbelievable bargain); 8 or so pearl buttons

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse
Style
Business, Casual, Classic
Material
Cotton

Credits

JJ for designing this brilliant blouse!

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    Aug 26, 2009, 08.32 AMby simka

    lovely fabric, it suits you so well.

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    Feb 9, 2009, 03.13 AMby erdronen

    adorable fabric! you did a great job on this blouse! i agree- it is a great pattern! i think it looks really nice on you too :)

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    Feb 8, 2009, 12.09 PMby nenasew

    Great job. It looks beautiful on you. Dont u love the JJ pattern?

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    Feb 8, 2009, 05.09 AMby susisonne

    Beautiful, and neatly done!

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    Feb 8, 2009, 03.17 AMby polychromatin

    It suits you perfectly! Very sweet fabric!

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http://burdastyle.com//projects/a-florally-pearly-jj-adventure