The Ingrid Blouse

Added Nov 8, 2009

by joboenvogue

Suburbia, Illino...

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Description

This is the reprinted Simplicity 3688 pattern, a fancyish top from the 1940’s. I must say it was a wonderful pattern. Simple, clean, and easy, thank goodness. Kinda bookwormy in design is the long sleeves and high collar, so I took in the pleats to make it a teensy bit sexy, and the closure in the back is like a little secret flash of skin. The satin is the Casa satin from Joann’s, and it’s positively a dream, minus the fraying. Oh yeah, I met Olympic gold medalist Dan Jansen in it, too!

Material Notes

Casa Satin, pearl button

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Tops
Style
Classic, Vintage
Material
Satin

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    Mar 3, 2010, 07.33 AMby keren

    I love it. I love the color and fabric. Though I usually stay away from artificial fabrics, Seeing your creation I see I have a reason not to. The color is wonderful and the design is so feminine and unique. Refreshing.

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    Jan 19, 2010, 03.13 AMby jkinsey

    I love the way you retouched this blouse, and the color is just marvelous. Also: major hair envy.

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    Jan 11, 2010, 11.39 PMby jaynie16

    I made this shirt too!! Mine is Crepe Back Satin. I like your’s better though!! Nice job!!

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    Nov 21, 2009, 06.54 AMby ginasophia

    That color is fantastic!

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    Nov 15, 2009, 11.31 PMby lottatroublemaker

    This is just beautiful! It really looks awesome! Cool that it is based on a 40’s pattern! Just proves how things always come back, it’s just a matter of time… :)

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    Nov 10, 2009, 02.50 AMby foxyroxy

    i really love the color of this top.

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    Nov 9, 2009, 08.44 PMby sewneenee

    This is great, love the design changes you incorporated and the color is delicious!!

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    Nov 9, 2009, 01.05 PMby sewella

    The design of the blouse together with the colour of the fabric make this piece a truly impressive one!

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    Nov 9, 2009, 10.41 AMby liaspace

    that is a wonderful blouse :)

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    Nov 9, 2009, 09.01 AMby girlywhirly

    oh fantastic! i’ve just bought this pattern and was wondering what the blouse would acutally look like – yours is so lovely. great colour too!

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      Nov 10, 2009, 04.41 AMby joboenvogue

      The pattern sews like a dream! The directions and shape are super easy to follow—little room for silly mistakes!

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    Nov 9, 2009, 03.44 AMby buzzybee

    I like it!

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    Nov 9, 2009, 12.33 AMby diefledermaus

    Very beautiful!

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    Nov 8, 2009, 11.40 PMby leeshv

    Looooove the color!!!!

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