pleat-free Natalie

Added Jan 1, 2009

by samsews

Canberra, Australia

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Description

Light summer blouse in printed cotton voile. Before cutting my fabric I reduced the pattern size to approx 44. I sewed shut the front pleats and trimmed off the excess fabric. Once it was all assembled I used the top sleeve seam to bring the whole thing up and into place for my height. Didn’t use contrasting fabric for the neckband, just topstitched interfaced peices into place. Went without the zipper, too – it’s loose enough to pull on over my head.

Material Notes

160cm fabric (150cm wide) with ample to spare

Difficulty

Novice

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    Jan 4, 2009, 11.47 AMby cocoon

    Gorgeous, i love the fabric : where did you bought it?on the internet?

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    Jan 3, 2009, 04.03 AMby victors

    Lovely top, and love the fabric

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    Jan 2, 2009, 07.13 AMby sunnyb64

    Very nice!

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    Jan 1, 2009, 09.34 PMby miss-g

    Very nice. I like it without the front pleats too.

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    Jan 1, 2009, 09.11 PMby emilykate

    That was quick! And you did a beautiful job. I love the fabric.

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    Jan 1, 2009, 08.42 PMby allygally

    Looks nice! Great job!

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