Mermaid Teal Pendrell

Added Oct 23, 2011

by aluckmann

Minneapolis, Uni...

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Description

I made this Pendrell blouse as part of the first project in my Colette Fall Palette Challenge. I’ve had some trouble working with silk in the past, so I was a little nervous to start cutting the fabric for this project. I’m pretty happy with results.

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Material Notes

Silk Charmeuse

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse
Style
Classic
Material
Silk

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    Nov 29, 2011, 12.41 AMby The Tropical Sewist

    I’m doing a little fabric research before staring on my Pendrell, and I love how yours looks in silk! Not that I would have the courage to cut into some. Well done you!

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      Nov 29, 2011, 01.04 AMby aluckmann

      Thank you, I was really nervous about, but I’m proud of how it turned out. (There are a few flaws that would have been avoided had I not used silk – but I’m still happy). If you are looking for suggestions on fabric, Tasia made one out of a knit fabric that turned out really well, but that may also be tricky to work with. I soft cotton with a lot of drape would work really well, and be easy to work with. Good luck on your Pendrell, I can’t wait to see it.

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    Oct 25, 2011, 06.22 AMby Liora Litman-Cohen

    really buetiful!

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      Oct 25, 2011, 10.54 PMby aluckmann

      Thank you Liora!

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    Oct 24, 2011, 03.46 AMby woman

    very pretty!! i’m afraid of silk too, but your blouse looks absolutely stunning!!

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      Oct 24, 2011, 11.27 AMby aluckmann

      Oh thanks, that was ever so sweet of you to say :)

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    Oct 24, 2011, 12.34 AMby Irina Schwab

    With all this Halloween madness, people forget about the rest of the projecs. What a find, the fabric, the patern, the colour. This top cannot be left unobserved, it is beautiul, and you look happy wearing it.

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      Oct 24, 2011, 01.07 AMby aluckmann

      Irina – thank you so much for the kind and thoughtful words!

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