Victorian Inspired Cream Lace Blouse

Added Jan 15, 2014

by lanternwaste33

Atlanta, Georgia...

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I made this top in February 2013. I used Vogue 2947, View C. I think the pattern is out of print now, so I’m glad I snagged it while I could because it’s a very detailed design!

This is another project inspired by Victorian/Steampunk/Romantic styles, which I have been experimenting with this past year. It’s feminine vintage, but I think it has a sleek look too.

I used two pieces of lace fabric from my expansive stash. One of them is a Crochet-type (Body), and the other is Alenon (Yoke & Neck-tie). The blouse took me about 2 days to make. I made a few alterations — the body was supposed to attach to the yoke with a decorative raw-edge, but I decided to go with a regular seam instead. Other than that, I followed the pattern. The crochet-lace body was a little difficult to sew, because it had a light stretch to it and wanted to shift when sewing; but it turned out looking so delicate and lovely, it was well worth the trouble.

Material Notes

Vogue Pattern 2947, Polyester Alenon Lace Fabric, Cotton/Poly Crochet Lace Fabric, Thread, 1/4" White Elastic.

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse
Style
Bohemian, Classic, Romantic, Steampunk, Victorian, Vintage
Material
Knits/Jersey, Lace/Sequins

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    Jan 18, 2014, 02.23 PMby Yuki M

    Beautiful combination of materials, and perfect on your hair & make-up!

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    Jan 15, 2014, 08.47 PMby MandieW

    This turned out beautifully!

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    Jan 15, 2014, 07.02 PMby SassyT

    Love it. Sassy Sewing Bees https://facebook.com/sassysewingbees

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    Jan 15, 2014, 04.22 PMby MojoHollz

    This is really beautiful! I never would have thought to put these two laces together but they look quite good together. :)

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    Jan 15, 2014, 01.16 PMby kisses

    Nice top

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    Jan 15, 2014, 10.46 AMby cccreative

    Love your blouse

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    Jan 15, 2014, 02.48 AMby Manic Pop

    This is so pretty!

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