Added Jan 25, 2010
Sydney (Inner We...
It was 105 degrees farenheit when this was created…
Behold! The Louisa (minus the full lining) in a nice light weight Italian linen blend
Burda’s vests (Franzi and, now, Louisa) are the perfect size for the fabric wholesaler remnants I save from the local community centre.
Two main varitations:
1) light facings instead of full lining, and
2) pintucked back instead of pleat
LIke the Louisa A, no lapel/collar.
(I’ll add full variation notes shortly… update: well, I wrote up the variations complete with pictures. But they look so long! I will work some more on shortening them down)
Black and white check and fine weave of black and white back contrast piece (that appears grey) all 72% Linen and 28% cotton from Italy; wooden buttons
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