Added Dec 10, 2011
This is my blouse that got published in the Burda Style Sewing Handbook. The fabric is gorgeous silk chiffon with polka dots in satin wave.
The alterations I did on the pattern were minor: instead of front princess seam, I made waist darts and added two tiny pleats at the shoulder seam. I cropped the bodice and the peplum a bit. Also, I shortened the sleeves, making them slightly puffed. I narrowed down the blouse a bit, to make it more form fitting.
The blouse has an invisible zipper sewed into the side seam.
After making the blouse, I was left with enough remnants to make the matching skirt. Now I have this gorgeous ensemble that looks like a dress.
More details on my blog.
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