Button-Up with Beaded Collar

Added Jan 11, 2012

by AGoodWardrobe

Fairfax, Califor...

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Description

My version of the Pussy Bow Blouse from Pattern Runway. I used a cotton batiste which proved to be a little stiff; however the blouse has been wonderful for layering. The collar tips are hand-beaded.

Material Notes

cotton batiste, “copper” beads, 6 or 7 buttons

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    Jan 13, 2012, 06.25 PMby catofdrurylane

    Thanks

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    Jan 12, 2012, 08.58 PMby claudinka

    Very special – great idea with the beads!

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    Jan 12, 2012, 04.17 PMby lizah

    I love the beading on the collar, it makes a great detail!

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    Jan 11, 2012, 09.27 PMby catofdrurylane

    I love the idea of the beading, I’ve been thinking about beading the neckline of a dress, any tips?

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      Jan 12, 2012, 06.10 AMby AGoodWardrobe

      You should definitely give it a whirl! No revolutionary tips but it took me a couple takes to figure out that to secure them you need to take several passes through the bead. The first time I tried it the beads weren’t tight enough and I was afraid they would snag.

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