hokidoki's simplicity 2601 view E

Added Apr 5, 2010

by hokidoki

San Jose, Califo...

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Description

a fitted blouse with midriff and peplum
fabric is a baby blue seersucker

Material Notes

seersucker/cotton

Difficulty

Intermediate

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Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Shirts
Style
Casual
Material
Cotton

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    Apr 7, 2010, 09.43 PMby erdronen

    I just cut this pattern out the other day, only the version with the ruffles. I’m so excited to make it after seeing your version. Any tips? How is the length?

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      Apr 8, 2010, 05.54 AMby hokidoki

      My only tip is to fit the bodice, midriff and peplum before you do the actual sewing. For me this is the biggest challenge due to my petite figure. I ended up “slash and spread” to shorten the bodice and midriff. In a hindsight, shortening the bodice was a good idea but i should have kept the midriff length. Happy sewing.

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    Apr 7, 2010, 05.50 PMby hokidoki

    Hi folks, thanks for all your sweet comments. They are very encouraging and makes me want to improve my skills even more :)

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    Apr 7, 2010, 02.50 PMby oonaballoona

    oooh, i agree with nutmeg, i want this in a shirt & a dress! love every little bit of it.

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      Apr 7, 2010, 05.49 PMby hokidoki

      oonaballoona and nutmeg1, thanks for sweet comments. i agree with both of you about turning it into a dress. in fact, i stumbled upon it somewhere on the web, i forgot the link to the photo now. but it is tres chic :)

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    Apr 7, 2010, 01.15 PMby nutmeg1

    Really pretty! I’d like to try turning it into a dress…

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    Apr 7, 2010, 05.35 AMby Ashlee Nemo

    adorable :))

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    Apr 6, 2010, 06.35 AMby mahaila

    super cute! love the red buttons

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    Apr 6, 2010, 01.34 AMby sewbissy

    This looks great on you! I made one of these blouses and I love it. Seersucker really works on this version!

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    Apr 5, 2010, 10.38 PMby verypurpleperson

    Looovely! I love the collar and sleeves.

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    Apr 5, 2010, 09.07 AMby tilly-vanilly

    This is to die for! Looks soooo much nicer than the image on the front of the pattern – thanks for alerting me to the potential of a pattern I initially overlooked.

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      Apr 5, 2010, 04.27 PMby hokidoki

      Hi Tilly, thanks a lot for the sweet comments :) yeah, the photo in the pattern does not look that flattering, this patten is definetely a hidden gem

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    Apr 5, 2010, 08.46 AMby zozowahine

    I’ve just ordered this pattern for myself and you’ve made me so happy that I have done! Yours is so lovely

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      Apr 5, 2010, 04.27 PMby hokidoki

      Zozowahine, thanks a lot. can’t wait to see how yours turns out :)

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    Apr 5, 2010, 08.16 AMby in-stockholm

    Perfect for spring!

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    Apr 5, 2010, 08.15 AMby libra-s

    nice fit!

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    Apr 5, 2010, 07.36 AMby frkbustad

    Very cute! Love the contrast buttons. The fit also looks great.

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    Apr 5, 2010, 05.17 AMby mixtlii

    So pretty!

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