Added Aug 4, 2010
Chicago, United ...
This is my version of Zyanya’s butterscotch blouse. It took me forever to draft out, and everything went wrong. I didn’t realize that the pleats had to be sewn down, so I did that after I’d already attached the yoke, so there’s gaps at the top and bottom where I couldn’t reach. Then, the front and the back didn’t match up. Oops.. and then, it was way too short, and since I was running out of material I cut the peplum in a semi-circle, mostly on the bias. As a result, it sticks out. A lot. Once I added an extra band around the bottom, it didn’t look quite as bad, but it still juts out strangely.
Member Project of the Week
Clothingengineer made a classic trench in Pantone's 2014 color of the year. Take a look!
Fashion and Trends
Check out this post all on menswear, and see how Meg was inspired to create her own men's shirts!
Learn how to set your serger up for sewing a rolled hem in this week's new BurdaStyle Video!
Perfect the art of sewing collars and stands, including tricks you won't find in books or patterns!
Sip cocktails by the fire in faux fur, patterned silks, and more luxurious fabrics.
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.