The New York Blouse

Added Nov 16, 2011

by daughterfish

Brooklyn, New Yo...

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I made this blouse as a variation of my Bias-Cut Summer Shift that I made last spring.

Not sure I like it in black, but I think it works as a first try.

More on my blog, Daughter Fish

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

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

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    Nov 18, 2011, 11.30 PMby wildcatspow

    Already commented on your blog, but I just saw this here and have to say again that I love this so much! Such a flattering style!

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    Nov 17, 2011, 03.31 PMby carottesauvage

    Oh! and good luck for your job interviews! Casual elegance always strike cords-at least in my world: I am never going to be an employer :)

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      Nov 17, 2011, 03.41 PMby daughterfish

      My favorite employers have always been casually elegant, so there is hope!:)

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      Nov 17, 2011, 03.51 PMby carottesauvage

      There will always be match made in heavens, bosses and employees ‘fitting’ each other well. Ah, I wonder if some nutcase economist/anthropologist ever thought of the working environment as some kind of wardrobe concept…sigh

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    Nov 17, 2011, 03.27 PMby carottesauvage

    Amazing blouse! Like karin, I want to be a pdf tester too ;)!

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    Nov 17, 2011, 09.54 AMby monikapullerits

    Love it! Simple stylish. I like the collar part, interesting :) And it upgrades jeans :)

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      Nov 17, 2011, 03.06 PMby daughterfish

      Thanks!:) Yes, the upgrading jeans part is good. I need that!:)

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    Nov 17, 2011, 06.03 AMby sandrasews

    I love this! The perfect everyday shirt. I want I want I want!

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      Nov 17, 2011, 03.06 PMby daughterfish

      Ha! I like that sort of response! I’ll see what I can do:)

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    Nov 16, 2011, 08.37 PMby infinite-plus-one

    I really like this, congrats (:

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    Nov 16, 2011, 06.14 PMby step-van-b

    Such a cool piece. I’d wear it for all occasions.

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    Nov 16, 2011, 04.50 PMby laurenp

    I really like this in black! I’d love to make one.

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      Nov 17, 2011, 03.07 PMby daughterfish

      I’m going to try and make this into a pattern that I can share:)

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    Nov 16, 2011, 04.29 PMby oonaballoona

    miss fish, this is awesome. and you KNOW how i feel about black.

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      Nov 17, 2011, 03.07 PMby daughterfish

      I do know how you feel about black! I take this as an enormous compliment.

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    Nov 16, 2011, 04.16 PMby nouvellegamine

    lovely shirt. i love the little shoulder tucks :)

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    Nov 16, 2011, 04.15 PMby madebymeg

    I’m with ichigogirl! love it!

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    Nov 16, 2011, 04.01 PMby ichigogirl

    Aaaah, I so like your Bias Cut Summer Shift!

    Of course I fell head over heels with this shirt too… very nice! Simple but stylish.

    I want your pattern, please can I have your pattern ;-)?

    Update: I just ordered the pattern, Simplicity, I plan to be a copy cat…. :-)

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      Nov 16, 2011, 04.09 PMby daughterfish

      Ha! Yes. But I have to figure out how to make it into a pdf first. This will give me a good excuse to finally learn illustrator. How about you be one of my testers? I’ll let you know when I get it done!

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      Nov 16, 2011, 05.13 PMby ichigogirl

      Aaah, great! Then I can compare it to my version in case I’ve already made one, but knowing me there are many things to be made in between! So your pdf might come first. I think we’re the same size too…!

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      Nov 17, 2011, 03.08 PMby daughterfish

      I would love to see your translation of this! I do, however, think you are probably smaller than me!:)

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      Nov 18, 2011, 02.36 PMby oonaballoona

      oh ME TOO ME TOO!!!

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      Nov 18, 2011, 03.02 PMby daughterfish

      Oona, I was already secretly counting you:)

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