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Blue sari

Added Nov 20, 2011

by Chrissie Bee

Washington, Wash...






My husband is South Asian, and since I got married I’ve worn saris to some special occasions. The biggest problem is finding someone who can make a blouse that fits well. My first blouse (by an Indian tailor) was a misfit, quite literally. I then decided I could do better myself and made this turquoise blouse.

Material Notes

Pure silk sari. Comes with a 1.5 yard piece for the blouse, as well as 9 yards of silk for the sari itself. One also needs a cotton underskirt.




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    Nov 30, 2011, 05.26 AMby ilovepurple

    You have done a fantastic job! Sari blouses are difficult to sew. You look pretty in a sari.

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    Nov 24, 2011, 02.22 AMby Jascott

    I have made a few sari blouses for different people and have found that the Western figure does differ from the Indian figure to a large degree. I love the sari and how it feels when I wear it – your variation on the blouse is something that I hadn’t thought of, so will try that next time. Many thanks.

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      Nov 19, 2017, 07.01 PMby lakshasiva

      Whats the pattern your use to cut out the sari blouses?

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    Nov 20, 2011, 03.43 AMby patti-r

    Looks Lovely, Congratulations to you both!!

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