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Blue Leopard Blouse with Contrasting Collar

Added Aug 26, 2012

by annakonduh

Katy, Texas, Uni...






I’m normally not an animal print type, but I fell in love with this print. I adore blouses with contrasting collars and cuffs, and this was the first project in a while thats really had me excited! It was my first time to use button holes in a garment, so I’m pleased with the result, though it could be a bit better. I used McCall’s 6606.

Summer is ending!
Also, the blouse came untucked a little in a few of the pictures, oh well :)

Material Notes

It’s a little embarrassing that I don’t remember what type of fabric I bought (as usual haha).




Garment Type
Classic, Mod

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    Jan 30, 2014, 10.35 PMby slmnstyle

    Great looking blouse! I love how you made your own fabric covered buttons as well! I am in the process of making this pattern as well in a solid. Hope it comes out as nice as yours did!

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    Aug 29, 2012, 02.29 PMby infinite-plus-one

    This looks really good, I love it!

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      Sep 1, 2012, 06.25 PMby annakonduh

      Thank you! :)

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    Aug 28, 2012, 06.20 PMby pauline alice

    That’s a very beautiful blouse. I’m not into the animal print either but this one might be the exception.

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      Aug 28, 2012, 09.05 PMby annakonduh

      Thanks! I’ve only recently come around to animal print.

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    Aug 28, 2012, 12.08 PMby Jodi Wade

    That blouse is AWESOME! I wish I had one exactly like that in my wardrobe. It gets me thinking about mixing fabrics.

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      Aug 28, 2012, 09.03 PMby annakonduh

      Thank you! I’m planning on making a few more blouses like it at some point in the future.

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    Aug 28, 2012, 09.09 AMby libbysharf

    It looks so sweet and sexy at the same time, and very fashionable. the fabric goes great with your eyes.

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      Aug 28, 2012, 09.02 PMby annakonduh

      Thanks a bunch! You’re super sweet :)

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    Aug 28, 2012, 12.52 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

    this looks great, and i think the hardest part with blouses that button up, is to make it look RTW and not have that ‘homemade’ look about it. Looks very professional. I too am not generally a animal print person, but i would seriosuly wear this one no problems!

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      Aug 28, 2012, 09.01 PMby annakonduh

      Aww thanks so much! :) I know how you feel, I was worried about the buttons being wrinkly or uneven and ruining the previous work I had done on the blouse.

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    Aug 27, 2012, 02.30 PMby Kovu

    this absolutely adorable! do you mind if i pin it?

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      Aug 28, 2012, 09.00 PMby annakonduh

      Go ahead! And thanks :)

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    Aug 26, 2012, 06.58 PMby madebymeg

    you make that print look so classy and cool! love it!

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      Aug 26, 2012, 10.33 PMby annakonduh

      Thank you so much! :)

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    Aug 26, 2012, 09.29 AMby Mary Athey

    Fab outfit. the blouse is gorgeous. xx

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      Aug 26, 2012, 04.34 PMby annakonduh

      Thanks bunches! :D

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    Aug 26, 2012, 01.38 AMby kisses

    nice fabric…I love leopards myself. The outfit is just great

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      Aug 26, 2012, 01.41 AMby annakonduh

      Thank you! :)

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