African Desira

Added Oct 17, 2009

by cbspril

Paris, France

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Description

I used some cotton fabric with African patterns I bougt at a local haberdashery. I liked the idea of using an Asian pattern with an African fabric, of mixing styles.

Material Notes

Cotton

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse

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    Aug 28, 2010, 03.51 AMby taiwo .

    OMG! I’ve got the same fabric but in blue and green lol. I made a Kasia skirt with it and i love it!

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    Jul 10, 2010, 10.53 AMby snikerpims

    j’adore ce modèle et tu l’as super bien métissé en effet… je l’imprime de suite… ton modèle donne trop envie ;) bravo !

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    Oct 19, 2009, 07.32 PMby sewneenee

    Gorgeous blouse, love your fabric choice too. Everything is working with this beauty!

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    Oct 19, 2009, 06.43 PMby hayleyroper

    Absolutely lovely, this pattern does turn out so much better with a strong print, I am going to have a go at doing another one myself now, thanks for the inspiration!

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    Oct 19, 2009, 07.42 AMby lybu

    Very pretty. I love the fabric.

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    Oct 18, 2009, 07.59 PMby tschasta

    Just great, nothing more to say

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    Oct 18, 2009, 12.10 PMby irmchen

    I already favorated the Desira and next summer I’ll do it. Your version looks great and really I have a fabric in my box which I received as present from my friend who stayed in africa – 25 years ago. Super shirt!

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    Oct 18, 2009, 07.46 AMby sewingdebbie

    I wasn’t sure I liked the Desira pattern when I started making it before but this looks gorgeous on you and has pursuaded me to have to another go – mine was a plain fabric but you have got it right – it needs a great patterned fabric

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    Oct 18, 2009, 07.38 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    I agree, that fabric is amazing, I think I like it so much because of the circles, they are such a great contrast to the squareness of the top, it looks great, great fit too :)

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    Oct 17, 2009, 10.27 PMby sandrasews

    Beautiful, very stylish. The fabric goes perfectly with the pattern.

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Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/african-desira