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The Mostly Couture Sencha

Added Jan 17, 2012

by ladykatza

Acworth, Georgia...






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




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Classic, Vintage

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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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