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Saphire Pleated Blouse

Added Nov 28, 2014

by cur-jargon

Dallas, Texas, U...

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Description

Love pattern Pleated Blouse 06/2014 #115. The hemline is dropped in the front versus the back which is so flattering. Found a wonderful stretch silk crepe in beautiful jewel tone. Great top for travel, layering and all seasons.

Pleated Blouse 06/2014 #115 http://www.burdastyle.com/pattern_store/patterns/pleated-blouse-062014

Material Notes

stretch silk crepe

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse
Style
Beach, Bohemian, Casual, Business, Romantic
Material
Chiffon, Cotton, Knits/Jersey, Linen, Rayon, Silk

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    Dec 4, 2014, 06.33 AMby OuterSunsetSewist

    Gorgeous! Was the fabric hard to work with?

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      Dec 4, 2014, 03.26 PMby cur-jargon

      Thank you! No, I didn’t find it to misbehave too much, but here’s some tips I put into place when working with it: I do not cut on the fold, especially with fabrics that are slippery or have stretch. I make a full pattern piece of the front and back and cut it out in a single layer of fabric. I stabilize the fabric by placing a sheet (or sheets) of paper under the fabric before I cut. I have come to love this type of paper in working with pattern making and cutting out projects: Exam Table Paper (smooth texture). You can get it at most office supply stores. It’s fairly transparent and has a crispness to it that makes it similar to tissue paper patterns, but stronger and easier to work with. And you can press it. And, I use a rotary cutter instead of scissors. I’ve found that I have a smoother cut and less movement of the fabric, which makes it stretch. Let me know if you need more tips! -curry

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    Dec 1, 2014, 10.24 PMby kaitiek

    I love this on you! i had written this pattern off when I saw it in the magazine but you’ve changed my mind!

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      Dec 1, 2014, 10.52 PMby cur-jargon

      awesome kaitiek! I hope you make it. I’ve loved this top because the fabric worked so well and it’s unique yet simple. hope you share yours soon. – curry

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    Nov 29, 2014, 01.31 PMby Mary Athey

    This is lovely and such a great colour x

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      Nov 29, 2014, 06.21 PMby cur-jargon

      Thank you, Mary!

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    Nov 29, 2014, 08.20 AMby rita61

    Your top looks great on you! Nice fabric choice.

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      Nov 29, 2014, 06.22 PMby cur-jargon

      awe, thank you, rita61.

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    Nov 29, 2014, 08.10 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Wow! You have done a great job with this! Lovely color and it fits you so well! :)

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      Nov 29, 2014, 06.22 PMby cur-jargon

      Thank you Ellen! Means a lot.

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    Nov 29, 2014, 07.22 AMby MarineSea

    very good!

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      Nov 29, 2014, 06.23 PMby cur-jargon

      thank you, MarineSea!

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