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40s Button Up Blouse

Added Dec 7, 2012

by kess

South, Israel






I was inspired by a dress Amy Adams wore in the movie Mrs. Pettigrew Lives For a Day. It has such a nice unique vintage flair to it, I’ve never see this collar on a modern garment. I decided to make it into a shirt because I felt that I would get more wear out of it and boy was I right! I’ve already worn it at least 5 times!
I used this cotton poly blend that took well to pressing but doesn’t wrinkle (does a better fabric exist?)
For pictures of my inspiration and more information on the construction of the collar you can visit my blog

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    Feb 21, 2014, 09.50 AMby evelyn ireke

    So feminine and beautiful!

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    Dec 8, 2012, 11.59 AMby Robert Falls

    Beautifully done great work!

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      Dec 9, 2012, 12.40 PMby kess

      Thank you!

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    Dec 7, 2012, 09.32 PMby sala22

    Wow, I can’t believe you made this!

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      Dec 9, 2012, 12.40 PMby kess

      In retrospect I can’t believe it either! matching up that plaid was a nightware

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    Dec 7, 2012, 01.01 PMby skeeler

    Great job — I love this blouse.

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      Dec 9, 2012, 12.41 PMby kess


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