Peacock print silk blouse

Added Jul 10, 2014

by purplefan

Southern Ontario...

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Description

Blouse ruffles are on the placket, collar and sleeve edges.
NR. 110 from March 2001 Burda World of Fashion (yes, the older title!)

Material Notes

Blouse weight fine silk. Instructions mention lightweight, transparent cotton fabrics.

Difficulty

Novice

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Women
Garment Type
Blouse

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    Jul 14, 2014, 09.35 PMby AndjelcicInRs

    I like this!

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    Jul 11, 2014, 06.15 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Lovely blouse and you have done a great job with the ruffles! I do love looking in old magazines and try out patterns too :)

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    Jul 10, 2014, 09.22 PMby purplefan

    I thought I had a lot of ruffle on the collar to gather but really, there’s only about 1.5cm per side to ruffle, then it becomes flat. I would repeat this blouse but forego the ruffle on the collar. It was worthwhile doing the overcasting on the ruffle edges to finish them.

    Loved the effect on placket and sleeves. Noticed that when I iron the placket ruffles, they won’t stay close to bodice>more of a plant leaves are closing effect. Would like to see if a seersucker fabric (poly/cotton) would change the ruffle effect.

    Buttons-4 are pale blue and 4 are pale green, happily the same tone. The extra blue one is stitched into the side seam just in case it is needed.

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