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Red Susan

Added Sep 4, 2007

by wendyxo

Geelong, Australia

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Description

I made this blouse as a part of Nikkishell’s sewalong. I remained almost true to the original Susan pattern.

Material Notes

Red with black pinstripe cotton fabric. Self cover buttons.

Difficulty

Novice

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    Dec 8, 2008, 04.06 AMby tapirgirl

    What a wonderful fabric (my colour!) and great idea to arrange the stripes like this! Your pics make me want a Susan-blouse for myself…

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    Jan 31, 2008, 03.01 AMby clairelovestosew

    Is it bad that part of me wishes I hadn’t seen this beautiful shirt? Now I want to make it, but I’ve got so many other projects to make! My head’s going to explode!

    I love the bright red fabric you used. Although I agree with whoever else said that they would leave out the triangle at the back, it seems kind of incongrous with the reat of the top.

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    Oct 28, 2007, 03.53 PMby zwitscherchen

    Great job! The coverd buttons are perfect!

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    Sep 17, 2007, 03.25 AMby wendyxo

    Thanks everyone for your encouraging comments. Littleladyluxe, you can buy kits from sewing shops to make covered buttons. For the ones I made you cut out a circle of fabric and run some tiny stitches around the outside to gather the fabric around the post and then you slide a little plastic ring on to hold it in place. I think there are other types available.

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    Sep 15, 2007, 05.13 PMby littleladyluxe

    I really love this! How do you cover the buttons??

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    Sep 8, 2007, 04.05 AMby webeta

    What a nice blouse! I love the striped fabric and also the buttons, they’re really the finishing touch. The sleeves look nice and comfortable.

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    Sep 6, 2007, 08.30 PMby apriljay79

    wow, really lovely, nice work & I just love the fabric you used :)

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    Sep 4, 2007, 06.27 PMby emilykate

    You did a great job! Love the covered buttons!

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    Sep 4, 2007, 03.27 PMby lilo

    This is hot HOT HOT! nice job with the stripes.

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    Sep 4, 2007, 11.57 AMby pinkhibiscus

    wow…I really like your version of it…the fabric gives it a more energetic look…and looks everyday wearable…I think I will try it some time! Thanks for sharing!!

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    Sep 4, 2007, 09.31 AMby mirela

    Amazing stripes! A very cool shirt!

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    Sep 4, 2007, 08.18 AMby jj1

    It is very cute! I love the way you use the stripes fabric and those self cover buttons.

    I like the pattern sleeve very much, very comfy.

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