The Mostly Couture Sencha

Added Jan 17, 2012

by ladykatza

Acworth, Georgia...

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Description

This blouse took FOREVER! Because this blue silk is just so scrumptiously light and airy I did most of my it by hand. Its my second Colette Sencha, but modified to have a bias binding on a boat neck. I used silk organza for the interfacing. Lots of construction details here. I also used vintage glass buttons for the back. I’m including a closeup of the hand stitching I did on the inside of the bias binding. I’m rather proud of it!

Material Notes

silk, thread, glass buttons

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

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

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    Jan 24, 2012, 03.43 PMby thewiltedmagnolia

    You know…I just looked down and I’m wearing that blue color too. LOL Now if I could just find a job that would let me wear this color instead of a uniform!

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    Jan 18, 2012, 05.34 PMby lilmissmuffett

    This is really lovely! I just received this pattern and can’t wait to try it! Your hand stitching is just perfect. I’m so jealous, mine usually turns out wonky.

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      Jan 19, 2012, 01.59 AMby ladykatza

      Practice makes perfect for hand stitching! I had so many hand cramps. And thank you. :)

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    Jan 18, 2012, 03.05 PMby thewiltedmagnolia

    Great details on the top! That color of blue was made for you, buy everything you can find in that shade! :)

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      Jan 19, 2012, 01.59 AMby ladykatza

      Thanks! And I Do try to find this shade a lot.

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    Jan 17, 2012, 01.31 AMby poppykettle

    I couldn’t agree more on the scrumptiousness of your blue silk – it’s divine! Both in colour and texture. I love the buttons at the back, and think it goes fabulously well with your circle skirt. Lookin’ good!

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      Jan 17, 2012, 03.05 AMby ladykatza

      Thank you so much!

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