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Basic White JJ

Added Jun 22, 2010

by feldmantcat

Nashua, New Hamp...

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Description

I wanted a ruffly blouse, and the JJ seemed like a decent match for the style that exists only in my feeble brain. This was so easy! I graded down to a 32 and did shorten it by a few inches because I am short. I probably could take it in a little more at the princess seams as I feel there is still some excess fabric at the back, but all in all I like the fit. I will do this again with less ruffles (it’s so ruffly! I feel puffy in it and it is hard to wear a sweater over it). I also made the pencil skirt but it is just a basic pencil skirt made out of gray suiting…nothing too exciting.

Material Notes

Stretch cotton/lycra shirting with a vertical stripe woven into the fabric.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse
Style
Business, Casual, Classic, Preppy, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Shirting

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    Sep 2, 2010, 05.33 PMby sewingeek47

    Verry nice !

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    Jun 22, 2010, 07.51 PMby linaasly

    veery lovely !!!

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    Jun 22, 2010, 04.53 PMby ink

    I love your creations! This blouse is so beautiful. I bought a great pencil skirt this weekend and need to make some of these blouses. Really lovely, I love the offset ruffles. Your creations look like your an excellent seamstress.

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    Jun 22, 2010, 03.42 PMby camilaustral

    love the fabric! you look really good ;)

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    Jun 22, 2010, 01.26 PMby tinybows

    Beautiful! That fabric really makes that pattern shine! So cute! I love your work!

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Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/basic-white-jj