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Floral Tea Blouse

Added Apr 19, 2012

by aluckmann

Minneapolis, Uni...






A blouse I made from a 1950’s Vogue pattern. I absolutely loved making this blouse and ensuring that the inside is just as clean and neat as the outside. This is actually a wearable muslin because it was my first time grading a pattern to fit and I wanted to make sure that I was delighted with the fit before I made it from some silk in my stash. I’m happy to report that I am satisfied with the fit, so a silk version is sure to follow (though it likely won’t be any time soon).

You can read more on my blog.

Material Notes

Cotton voile




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type

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    May 5, 2012, 07.14 PMby ealinglou

    wonderful – it suits you

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      May 9, 2012, 01.57 AMby aluckmann

      Awe, thank you!

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    Apr 22, 2012, 03.42 AMby mwelland

    Beautifully done! I love the combination of a classy pattern with a playful fabric. If this is the muslin, then I can’t wait to see the real one!

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      Apr 22, 2012, 11.33 PMby aluckmann

      So kind of you to say so! Thanks for the compliment. I hope to make the silk one in the fall.

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    Apr 19, 2012, 06.27 AMby schnui

    This is a very lovely blouse and I am sure you will use this pattern again and again as it will never go out of fashion.

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      Apr 19, 2012, 11.20 AMby aluckmann

      Thank you for the sweet words. I can’t wait to have a second go at this pattern.

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    Apr 19, 2012, 06.26 AMby sew4my3

    Can I like this one twice?! I know it’s your muslin but it is fantastic! The fit and attention to detail is right on the spot. Using a vintage or retro pattern is so much fun and you made it come to life with style.

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      Apr 19, 2012, 11.19 AMby aluckmann

      I am just delighted by your compliment! Thanks for taking the time to make me feel pretty awesome :)

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