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Summer sleeveless JJ

Added Oct 12, 2008

by fabricaddict

Durban, South Af...

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Description

Before I knew about the Burdastyle website, I saw a picture of the JJ shirt whilst googling patterns and really wanted to make one! I started this about 8 weeks ago and as usual procrastinated with the hem and button holes and only finished it today – the sun shining today kicked me into action, soon it will be very hot and I need some new summer clothes! I was originally going to put sleeves on my JJ but decided that I will get more wear of out of in Summer without sleeves, so I bound the arm holes instead. The only alteration I made was to make the arm holes a little lower – they were quite high on me. I roll hemmed the frills in red cotton.

Material Notes

Navy/red floral poly cotton, red buttons

Difficulty

Novice

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Credits

Thank you JJ for this great pattern!

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    Oct 21, 2008, 05.28 AMby carottesauvage

    It is the kind of blouse I would wear indefinitely!

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    Oct 14, 2008, 03.42 AMby anajan

    So cute! I like the buttons and the red serged ruffles – lovely details.

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    Oct 13, 2008, 11.23 AMby susisonne

    Beautiful blouse, love the combination of blue and red.

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    Oct 13, 2008, 08.24 AMby carlatv

    Great detail with the red. Your top came out amazing.

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    Oct 13, 2008, 04.50 AMby bola

    smashing top!I love the fabric you have used:)

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    Oct 13, 2008, 03.48 AMby miss-g

    A very nice JJ variation. The contrasting red rolled hem makes the ruffles stand out.

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    Oct 12, 2008, 04.13 PMby polychromatin

    Looks super! I absolutely love your variation without the sleeves. I have only 75 cm of a fabric and thought of the JJ blouse without ruffles and sleeves. After I’ve seen yours that seems like a good idea :)

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    Oct 12, 2008, 01.57 PMby mcloughlinsarah

    wow, this changes the look of it to a more casual look. i love you r colour choices this has turned out great

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    Oct 12, 2008, 11.52 AMby ghainskom

    Another great JJ variation!

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