Chevron Alexander

Added Aug 13, 2012

by redredhoodie

Berlin, Germany

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Description

my second version of the Alexander blouse, with a few alterations; instead of the button tabs in the front and back, I added an elastic waist and a polo neckline. Also I added a high-low-hem and made the whole thing in a self printed cotton voile. I just made a chevron stencil out of linoleum and used some red and purple fabric paint.

More about this project on my blog

Material Notes

cotton

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse
Style
Bohemian, Casual, Ethnic
Material
Cotton

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    Aug 16, 2012, 11.15 AMby candisrrt

    I saw this and thought how cute. Then, I saw that you modified the pattern and painted your fabric!!! How cool is that??? It is beautiful.

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    Aug 15, 2012, 05.39 AMby mockingbird5

    So cute! I’ve been dying to try something in my own printed fabric as well… looking forward to it!

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      Aug 15, 2012, 01.43 PMby redredhoodie

      you should definitively try, it’s a lot of fun!

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    Aug 14, 2012, 09.59 PMby rosarini

    Wow You have done a wonderful job from printing the fabric to your sewing.I like the elastic waist .A job very well done & you should feel like a million dollars when you wear it.

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      Aug 15, 2012, 01.44 PMby redredhoodie

      thank you. I’ve actually got some fabric left over. the cut out pieces are already laying on my sewing table, because I just can’t get enough of it.

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    Aug 13, 2012, 11.59 AMby Mary Athey

    Great top and a big hands up for the fabric! you did a smashing job painting it x

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This project is based on

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/chevron-alexander