Asymmetric golden rose silk blouse

Added May 21, 2012

by squirrellypoo

London, United K...

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Description

This is a pattern from the Brazilian pattern magazine, Manequim, and it’s made from one piece of silk, with only one side seam and two shoulder seams. I just love the asymmetric drape on the left side, and the way the beautiful gold silk catches the light. I’m not really a floral person, though, so I paired it with my grey leather pencil skirt to try and tone down the twee!

For way more photos and details/tutorials on sewing with silk, head over to FehrTrade.com!

Material Notes

Golden 100% silk charmeuse with a repeated floral motif, bought from DittoFabrics in Brighton (though it’s also available to buy online)

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse
Style
Bridal, Business, Preppy, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Silk

Credits

Pattern

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    May 25, 2012, 06.56 AMby poppykettle

    Totally love this!

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    May 22, 2012, 08.11 PMby pamchar

    Great color! The design is simple but so chic and this is what I love. Good idea to pair a feminine blouse with a rocker leather skirt. Love the whole outfit

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    May 22, 2012, 04.34 PMby wildflower31

    You styled it perfectly. It looks chic yet comfortable.

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    May 22, 2012, 12.09 AMby smallone

    this is a great blouse…went over to your blog to look at construction details….and found there the narrow bias finishing I’ve been looking for all week!!!

    Thanks you just about to start a simple silk blowse, have been seeing narrow bias neckline finish all over ready to wear and was looking for a tute on how its done!! – perfect timing.

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      May 22, 2012, 10.14 AMby squirrellypoo

      Oh I’m so glad I could help! I totally recommend something simple for your first silk blouse pattern. The free Colette Patterns “Sorbetto” top is a really good one, just so you can practice your finishing techniques without too many seams!

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      May 24, 2012, 12.18 AMby smallone

      yeah well I pre-started with Rachel Comey V1247 blouse thinking that was pretty easy…I wish i had you “too many seams” advice before that one…as it’s been I fight …and I need some distance from it before i post it if you know what I mean…and for the next one I’ve picked a pattern with 2 pieces! :)

      Thanks again for the tute!

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