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A Tribute to the Spitfire Women blouse

Added Nov 4, 2011

by misteebelle

Melbourne, Austr...






Simplicity 4139 blouse – I chose view 1 for its sexy deep V neckline; the long, floaty sleeves; and, more importantly, it has only one button. My god I hate buttonholes! The fabric is something I’ve had in my stash for years so I’ve no idea what it is but it falls beautifully.




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type

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    Nov 8, 2011, 11.52 AMby misteebelle

    Sorry guys, this blouse is from a vintage pattern, circa 1941.

    Nickiejc – The one button was the deciding factor! It may have been a bound button hole but it was much neater than I could do with my machine.

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    Nov 5, 2011, 01.23 PMby slinkykitten

    Lovely, lovely blouse. Is it a vintage pattern cos I can’t find it on the simplicity site?

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    Nov 4, 2011, 02.49 PMby patti-r

    Love it, Timeless Classic!!

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    Nov 4, 2011, 01.09 PMby kt4309

    Wow! I really love your blouse! In fact, I loved it so much, I immediately went to the Simplicity website to buy the pattern. Sadly, I was unable to find it. Do you know if this is an out-of-print pattern? Thank you! -Katie

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    Nov 4, 2011, 11.43 AMby BeYou TiFul


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    Nov 4, 2011, 10.35 AMby RenaissanceBombshell

    Stunning, absolutely stunning.

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    Nov 4, 2011, 08.17 AMby mixtlii

    Very nice and very elegant!

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    Nov 4, 2011, 07.55 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    great top! lovely neckline and very well finished! BRAVO!

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    Nov 4, 2011, 07.37 AMby Nickiejc

    You had me at “only one button”! That is a very crisp yet floaty top. Seeing it (almost) makes me want to attempt a blouse. I grew up near Biggin Hill so have a fondness for all things Spitfire too!

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