Silky Circle Blouse

Added Oct 24, 2012

by Anne Wagenha...

Warwickshire, Un...

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A self drafted pattern, 2nd time in use. (See the Silver Lining project) The fabric is a silk satin devore, blue/black. I loved the fabric when I first set eyes on it, about 4 years ago, easily!! I never had the right pattern to use, nor the right occasion to cut it up for. That’s my excuse, anyway! I did decide it would make the perfect top for going to n old friend’s wedding reception in May, except that I decided this the day before. There was never going to be enough time to get the top make properly, so it say, cut out, on my sewing desk until 2 weeks ago, when I stopped procrastinating about it. Now it’s finished, and I love it! It is all french seamed, collar, cuffs and opening tabs are interfaced with fine sheer fusible.

Material Notes

Silk satin

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

Season
Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse
Style
Classic
Material
Silk

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    Nov 9, 2012, 07.24 PMby irmchen

    Love this blouse a lot! You look very, very good wearing this blouse! Sorry that I was just too lazy to write a comment punctually.

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    Oct 26, 2012, 04.02 AMby servareginae

    Very beautiful! Do you use a straight stitch foot or walking foot on your machine to help control the slipperiness of the silk? Slippery fabrics are such a headache.

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      Nov 13, 2012, 11.32 AMby Anne Wagenhauser

      Thanks! Ijust used the ordinary foot, nothing fancy.. Lots of pins! :D It’s the cutting out of the slippery stuff that I don’t like, sewing it is fine! :)

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