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"BATTY" Blouse and "Tiersome Three" Skirt

Added Jun 27, 2008

by aaronkok

Singapore, Singa...






This was for an assignment in school. The project brief was as follows:

Create a two-piece outfit out of muslin that features:
1. Top with collar and sleeves
2. Skirt with yoke
3. Both must also include either gather or pleats.

So with such strict requirements, I really made a concious effort to make this ensemble still look good while meeting everything stated. I ruched the shoulders of the top, and did a bit of trompe l’oeil detailing to the top too. I made the front slim fit by adding darts, but loosened the back into an “artisan” back with just an inverted box pleat. For the skirt, I went slightly 40s with a pegged skirt featuring a fuller yoke, and I did pin-tucked pleats.

Generally I like the entire thing, except we were asked to use muslin. If not, think of the endless possibilities I’d have with this design!

Material Notes






Jennifer, Clarion, Kaeting, Qijia, Wilson, Ili

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    Jan 24, 2009, 09.39 PMby loyl8

    I like it…even in muslin it would be great for a fashionable mother of the bride.

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    Jul 1, 2008, 09.13 AMby antigone

    I like it! Especially the skirt. Great job!

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    Jun 29, 2008, 06.40 PMby ledthread

    Great sillouette. I hope you got an A+!

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    Jun 29, 2008, 07.53 AMby sewella

    I love your batty blouse!

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    Jun 28, 2008, 10.57 PMby stephaniemorgan


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    Jun 27, 2008, 10.47 AMby carlatv

    I can imagine it in a charcoal gray. Nice job!

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    Jun 27, 2008, 09.53 AMby smvphotography

    love it!

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