Cat Set (Blouse + Shorts)

Added May 6, 2012

by saxsilverain

Espoo, Finland

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Description

i’ve been seeing lots of blouses lately on many stores’ displays, so i decided to make my own. and of course, “my own” would mean the fabric would be a printed one. this one seemed perfect, and i wanted it to be a falling/flowy one instead of a crisp & stiff one.

the pattern i used was Burda pattern no. 7936 (also available in Burdastyle), a fairly easy one..except for the fact that i chose to use polyester satin to work with it.

i modified the collar shape so it would be rounded instead. for the buttons, you probably can’t see it from these pics, but they’re actually 3 different types. my friends went to the flea market one day and got me a tube full of old buttons of all sizes & colours. i managed to find 7 that were somewhat alike, so those were what i used.

i had intended to make shorts from the same fabric, so when i use them together it would look like i’m wearing a playsuit. but of course i lost my lovely Burda pattern no. 7965, the one i used to make the Barbapapa shorts . so i traced one of my older shorts made using that pattern, which was a pain in the arse, but i managed to do it anyway (i believe). the result wasn’t too bad, i hope.

Material Notes

1,5m of polyester satin,
7 buttons,
70cm of 1,5cm wide rubber band.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse
Style
Casual, Classic
Material
Polyester, Satin

Credits

Burda
Burda

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    Jul 5, 2012, 10.41 PMby candyjoyce

    Really cool, great idea to have printed seperates that look like a cute playsuit when worn together.

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    May 8, 2012, 03.18 PMby libertyprint

    I love this! I’ve had something similar floating around in my head for a while so you will be my inspiration!

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    May 6, 2012, 01.29 PMby jadealamode

    such a cute outfit!I I love the print

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    May 6, 2012, 12.57 PMby Mary Athey

    gorgeous outfit xxx

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http://burdastyle.com//projects/cat-set-blouse-shorts?image=271050