Gingerbread JJ

Added Dec 17, 2009

by ashchaser

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Description

This was my final project for the semester. I had intended on making a chic vintage vogue jacket with a huge collar, but after i ruined the wool fabric grain for that I had to choose something else. I downloaded this pattern for free, found some plain linen I had in my stash, and added the scalloped lace for contrast on what I thought would be a booooring shirt.
I actually love this now, and even though I don’t wear this beige color often I do plan on wearing this out alot! Its the perfect combo of girliness and somber style-especially those poofy little sleeves.

I ended up getting a B on this due to my uneven sleeve ruffles, but I dont care cause this semester is OVER!

Material Notes

I wanted to hurt my sewing machine for refusing to sucessfully complete a buttonhole, I had to find another but it finally worked!

Difficulty

Intermediate

Related Techniques

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse
Style
Business, Casual, Classic, Other, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Cotton, Linen

Credits

My grandmother

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    Dec 25, 2010, 05.16 PMby amn-1

    Pretty nice

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    Aug 24, 2010, 10.36 AMby surfjewels

    Looks gd! :)

    Hannah Handmade Jewellery http://surfjewels.000space.com

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    Mar 1, 2010, 05.53 PMby fitmom

    Cute shirt. Where’d you get your sunglasses? =)

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      Mar 1, 2010, 07.45 PMby ashchaser

      Oooh I have no idea, Wet seal probably, during their 5 dollar sale? I have seen some very similar on Urban Outfitters, but they charge way too much!

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    Jan 7, 2010, 03.17 PMby ranjani

    Well done! I actually like the uneven ruffles. It gives the blouse such character.

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    Dec 21, 2009, 09.46 PMby ichigogirl

    It’s so cute… I really like the sleeve-ruffles, it doesn’t matter if they’re uneven (and I love your tatoo!).

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    Dec 21, 2009, 07.14 PMby anomalily

    This is fabulous!

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    Dec 21, 2009, 11.14 AMby nojallakuutamo

    Nice shirt & interesting color and job well done with the ruffles, but cannot not-mention this supersweet tatoo, ugly glasses and gorgeous green squiggly thingies in your ears :heart shower in my eyes: :)

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    Dec 19, 2009, 09.38 PMby stephiaffi

    Gorgeous blouse!

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    Dec 19, 2009, 07.03 AMby Ana B

    ~ A+~ Luv your blouse very much. Contrasting ruffle fabric looks great!!

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    Dec 18, 2009, 06.25 PMby ashchaser

    Thank you! To me it is an A due to how much I love those ruffles- and nothing will change that!

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    Dec 18, 2009, 11.08 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    a B? Who are they kidding, I say A+, and who cares anyway, it’s a pass and as long as you love it. I really do so “great job” from me xx

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    Dec 18, 2009, 12.54 AMby gdac

    I like it… I like it a lot. So must do a JJ

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    Dec 17, 2009, 10.21 PMby loyl8

    really cute!!!

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    Dec 17, 2009, 08.51 PMby nenasew

    I love it. B should have been an A.

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    Dec 17, 2009, 08.48 PMby oscarthegrouch108

    very pretty!

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    Dec 17, 2009, 07.56 PMby susanne2011

    I really like the fact that you used different material for the rufles, it looks really great! :)

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http://burdastyle.com//projects/gingerbread-jj?all_images=1