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Spring Alexander in autumn

Added Mar 12, 2012

by MientjiB

Auckland, New Ze...

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Description

A project I worked on over Christmas, while I was away from my machine for 2 months, so it’s mostly sewn by hand. I must say, I love hand-overcasting – it keeps the seam allowances so pliable. For the buttons I randomly raided my collection (The pics show me I need to move the last two buttons in a bit…!)

As usual I couldn’t get the ‘based on’ link to work – BurdaStyle please make this feature easier to use! – but this is the Alexander Blouse, unchanged. I used some left-over cotton, which is a little too stiff for the Alexander – but the blouse is still cute, I think :-) Next time I’ll lengthen the peplum a bit, for a different effect.

Material Notes

cotton, mixed buttons

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse
Style
Bohemian, Classic, Preppy, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Cotton

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    Nov 14, 2012, 10.11 PMby Marina von Koenig

    What a lovely top! And yay to all the hand stitching- welcome to the club :)

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    Mar 12, 2012, 07.59 AMby apfelbluete

    I lobe your version of blouse!!! Great job!!

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      Mar 12, 2012, 09.00 PMby MientjiB

      Thank you apfelbluete!

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    Mar 12, 2012, 04.40 AMby jennyrecorder

    So much prettier than the modelled one, just lovely.

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      Mar 12, 2012, 06.03 AMby MientjiB

      Thanks jennyr :-)

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    Mar 12, 2012, 12.58 AMby sigrid

    Lovely. The quasi-matched buttons are a great touch.

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      Mar 12, 2012, 06.03 AMby MientjiB

      Thank you sigrid!

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