falling flowers

Added Mar 26, 2010

by gabcorb

Sydney, Australia

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Description

This top is made from some interesting Japanese cotton (from tessuti again), and it’s a Vogue DKNY-Burda hybrid. The front and back are shortened from a Vogue DKNY dress pattern (#1013), and the sleeves are based on pattern 129 from the 09/2009 Burda magazine (adjusted up from petite size, and extra pleats folded in). This has proven to be a bit of a wardrobe staple… and I now have some photos in which I’m wearing the top so you can see how it looks on. A bit overcast at the time so the colours are dull…

Material Notes

Japanese cotton from tessuti

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse
Style
Business, Casual
Material
Cotton

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    Mar 27, 2010, 02.14 PMby corduroycoat

    Oh, the sleeves look so good on you, very avant garde!

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      Apr 10, 2010, 02.14 PMby gabcorb

      Thanks, I’ve been pretty happy with them – the fabric has quite a bit of body so the sleeves keep their shape and “puff” well. I just wish my arms were a tad slimmer in there!

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    Mar 27, 2010, 01.02 AMby corduroycoat

    I would love to see it on you, it’s hard to imagine the fit on the hanger. The sleeves look great though, and I love the fabric!

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      Mar 27, 2010, 11.17 AMby gabcorb

      OK – done. I got my mum to take some pictures for me this evening. They’re a bit washed out…

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