Holland Lagos Blouse

Added Jun 8, 2010

by bekaem

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Description

Usually I’m a bit afraid of prints, but in this case the decision was easy. I used a vintage Butterick pattern – I omitted the front darts and lowered the neckline slighly, otherwise it fit pretty well as it is. The rest of the material is waiting to become a dress – the african fabrics that are sold around where i live come in fixed lenghts, 6 yards, so plenty to go…

Material Notes

Printed cotton – from Afrique Fabriks in Dalston, where all sewing folks in London should buy something at least once because it’s just that fantastic.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse
Style
Ethnic, Vintage
Material
Cotton

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    Aug 16, 2011, 04.53 AMby madebymeg

    oh nice! i love the print mixing

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    May 13, 2011, 11.19 AMby urbandon

    Love this. Its modern, its vintage.

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    Jun 9, 2010, 01.28 PMby spikklubba

    The fabric is fantastic, it fits the blouse pattern and I love the way you have worked with the border in the neckband.

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    Jun 9, 2010, 12.31 PMby bttn

    I love it!

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    Jun 8, 2010, 10.05 PMby smallone

    that is one great vintage pattern and one cool piece of fabric. and together what a great shirt they make :)

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    Jun 8, 2010, 05.29 PMby britlitgal

    Love it! The neckline is fantastic and really draws the eye.

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    Jun 8, 2010, 05.10 PMby jaimesews

    Really love it!

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    Jun 8, 2010, 05.07 PMby mirela

    Gorgeous top and such a lovely pattern!

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      Jun 8, 2010, 05.10 PMby bekaem

      thank you – and so quick!

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