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BBB or Brigitte Bardot Blouse

Added Aug 19, 2011

by apfelbluete

Duesseldorf, Ger...






When I saw this blouse in the magazine, I knew – I must have this blouse. As it turned out – I was not the only one :-). In every course I was sewing at least one of the course participant sewed this blouse as well, in some courses even 3 participants. Also, the sewing master could not resist and had to sew this blouse for her older daughter. It was immediately clear to me – it is one pepita. So, I went and bought a cotton, as I had in mymind as a picture. And who would have thought that I really lies in the choice of material. Our summer this year is so cold that I wear this blouse uninterrupted :-). I hardly even had time to take a picture of it. All love this blouse ! And how many versions of it I saw ! With ruffles and lace, with elastic bands and ribbons, etc. … It looks so unassuming, yet it has triggered a boom.
It takes only two hours to sew, even when in case of less experience.

Material Notes

Cotton pepita




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type
Bohemian, Casual, Romantic

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    Nov 1, 2011, 04.37 PMby carottesauvage

    utterly charming! I totally overlooked this pattern. You convinced me!

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    Sep 26, 2011, 12.37 PMby strickmeise

    Dieser große Ausschnitt steht Dir hervorragend!

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    Aug 27, 2011, 08.23 PMby Irina Schwab

    I completely agree, it is a top I made as well few days before you posted this, basically as soon as the magazine appeared on the shelves. I was so keen to wear it, that I had it on tucked in my skirt before I even finished the bottom part of it. This is one clear classic winner!

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      Aug 27, 2011, 08.54 PMby apfelbluete

      :-) Thank you very much for your comment.

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    Aug 20, 2011, 12.57 PMby janene

    I haven’t got round to making it yet but you have reminded me what a great pattern this is. It looks fabulous on you.

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      Aug 27, 2011, 08.53 PMby apfelbluete

      Thank you very much:-)

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    Aug 20, 2011, 12.10 AMby Sewing And Style

    looking good!!!!!!! 5+

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    Aug 19, 2011, 08.47 PMby MientjiB

    I didn’t think much of this pattern, but you’ve changed my mind!! :-) Lovely!

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      Aug 19, 2011, 09.01 PMby apfelbluete

      I’m pleased to hear this! :-))
      Thank you!

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    Aug 19, 2011, 07.03 PMby irmchen

    Love, love, love this outfit!!! :-) You look so very cute and I love your hair! :-) I am always surprised about your versatile looks!

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      Aug 19, 2011, 07.08 PMby apfelbluete

      :-) thank you.
      my hair style is artistically confusion:-)))))

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    Aug 19, 2011, 05.47 PMby Anne Wagenhauser

    Lovely, I have to make some for my daughters too.

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      Aug 19, 2011, 05.54 PMby apfelbluete

      I would reccomend it to the highest extent:-)

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      Aug 19, 2011, 06.58 PMby irmchen

      Hi Anne,
      I think you should make some of them for yourself… they would match to your latest trousers collection! ;-)

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      Aug 19, 2011, 07.07 PMby Anne Wagenhauser

      It would! I have some silk somewhere in my cupboard…..

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      Aug 19, 2011, 07.12 PMby apfelbluete

      I love silk! Silk is the best material of all fabrics.
      You need only 1,3-1,6 meter…

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      Aug 19, 2011, 07.39 PMby irmchen

      @apfelbluete: you are totally right, silk is such a great material to wear!
      @anne: I am looking forward to your silk BB styled top!

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      Aug 19, 2011, 10.08 PMby Anne Wagenhauser

      @Immi, no pressure then!! haha

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    Aug 19, 2011, 05.22 PMby ilksen bahşi

    very good and classic

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