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Blouse with peplum #139, 6/2012

Added Nov 27, 2012

by schnui

Brisbane, Australia






A light floaty blouse to wear with my bright pink jeans. I made this pretty blouse using Burda magazine pattern #139, 6/2012. I had to down size this pattern to fit me which was quite easy as this is a straight forward pattern.

Material Notes

Silk georgette




Spring, Summer
Garment Type

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    May 31, 2013, 11.33 PMby Irina Schwab

    I totally love the fabric! Is it drom China?

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      Jun 1, 2013, 07.14 AMby schnui

      No Irina, I bought this fabric in Brisbane (The Fabric Store). I bought quite a lot of silk in China and I am yet to sew it. My fabric addiction was well satisfied in China although I don’t like the pressure sales people there put on you to buy and then the haggling of prices. But I did buy some lovely pieces and if I paid too much because I don’t like to haggle, so be it. I came home very happy.

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    Apr 15, 2013, 04.26 AMby sixteenstitches

    This is gorgeous the fabric is absolutely beautiful! Love the style of top I’m sure this would look amazing on!! :)

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      Apr 15, 2013, 07.52 AMby schnui

      Thanks so much Erin. This fabric was from The Fabric Store in the Valley, near James St.

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    Dec 7, 2012, 04.57 PMby The Tropical Sewist

    I can’t say I like the peplum trend, but this one looks so cheerful and easy to wear!

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      Dec 7, 2012, 10.19 PMby schnui

      Thanks, I too can’t say I am a fan of the peplum but there have been some gorgeous examples lately and I think they look great on others but most likely not on me.

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    Dec 1, 2012, 11.31 PMby merche

    Hi! You´ve been busy alright! Love this blouse. The print and the colours are vibrant and so spring-y! Yeah! I want to see it with you in it too!

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      Dec 2, 2012, 06.59 AMby schnui

      Thanks Merche. This is the same pattern you used to make your girlfriend a blouse. One day I will get my daughter over when she isn’t working to become a photographer for me. She usually pops over for dinner on her way home from work at night and the light isn’t great for photographs.

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    Nov 28, 2012, 09.07 AMby Sew Hopeful

    Lovely. The fabric looks divine!! It must be heavenly to wear.

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      Nov 28, 2012, 12.10 PMby schnui

      Thank-you so much for your sweet comments. I love your work too and your choice of fabrics.

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    Nov 27, 2012, 10.39 AMby Anniemollison

    You have been busy! This is lovely. I love the fabric. Can’t wait to see the jeans. Hopefully you can get yours to fit better than mine.x

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      Nov 27, 2012, 10.55 AMby schnui

      Thanks. I actually bought the bright pink jeans in a sale in Paris in July and found this fabric at the Fabric Store when I got home. I have made lots of pants over the years and know where to tweak to fit my body. But when I change pattern company’s I usually find problems which I have done today. But it isn’t a major problem fortunately.

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    Nov 27, 2012, 07.51 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    i wish a i will see you wearing this together with your jeans! lovely material and great blouse!!

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      Nov 27, 2012, 07.53 AMby schnui

      Thanks Ralf. Yes, I wish I had a photographer handy but I never seem to find one when I need one.

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    Nov 27, 2012, 07.50 AMby Mary Athey

    very pretty blouse. the fabrics lovely x

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      Nov 27, 2012, 07.53 AMby schnui

      Thanks Mary.

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