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Style Arc Brenda Blouse

Added Oct 3, 2013

by schnui

Brisbane, Australia

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Description

Every month, Style Arc give you their free pattern of the month with your order of another pattern. In August, I received the Brenda pattern and thought it was perfect fora piece of border print cotton voile that I had in my stash. I saw a shirt in a designer magazine that had used the border print at the top of the shirt rather than at the bottom, so I thought I would try this for a change and I am happy with the result. This pattern wasn’t as well fitting as other Style Arc patterns so I had to remove the front darts to make it fit. but other from that, it is a lovely style.

Material Notes

Cotton volie

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse

Credits

Style Arc Brenda Blouse/shirt

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    Oct 29, 2013, 06.30 AMby Diana Broeders

    Wow, what a great way to use a border print!

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      Oct 29, 2013, 10.58 AMby schnui

      Thanks Diana. I was looking through a magazine featuring some designer blouses and saw that the border print fabric was used in this way. I had this fabric and decided to try it out. The cotton voile is a little thin for a structured blouse but I wanted to use fabric in my stash.

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    Oct 6, 2013, 12.09 AMby kisses

    Love the fabric and it suits the style

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      Oct 6, 2013, 10.30 AMby schnui

      Thanks Kisses.

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    Oct 6, 2013, 12.09 AMby kisses

    Love the fabric and it suits the style

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    Oct 4, 2013, 08.46 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    I do adore this blouse! What a nice fabric – and your sewing is perfect! :)

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      Oct 4, 2013, 09.51 AMby schnui

      Thank-you , you are very sweet.

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    Oct 3, 2013, 09.47 AMby liliv-1

    Very nice shirt, you used the fabric in the best way!

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      Oct 3, 2013, 10.47 AMby schnui

      Thank-you :)

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    Oct 3, 2013, 09.25 AMby schnui

    Thanks:)

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    Oct 3, 2013, 08.50 AMby The Tropical Sewist

    Putting the border at the top instead of the bottom was certainly a very good idea – I like the twist it gave to the shirt!

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