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Bow Talks

Added Feb 26, 2013

by heatherrique

Southern, Califo...






Made from Simplicity 1779 which is the same as Simplicity 0305 (my pattern envelope purchased from the promotional rack at JoAnn’s, above the pattern drawers. It is neither difficult nor a “quick and easy” project to sew. Features (1) Tie that encircles the neck with ends to form a “bow” (2)) The neckline also has a bias facing (in the same fabric) stitched over the neck tie before it reaches the front placket, and turned to the inside (3) Bust darts (4) Sleeve cuffs with 3/4" wide sleeve vent formed by a turned-in top-stitched hem between 2 back-stitching reinforced points (5) Flattering side contour/shaping.

Photos of other tie/bow styles and some shopping fun from yesterday at a:
“blog post”"http://sewspiciousmindful.blogspot.com/2013/02/stripe-out-and-tie-bow.html

If you are looking for a straightforward button-down blouse, give this a try.

Material Notes

Woven cotton, purchased from fabric.com, that has been in my stash for nearly 3 years




Garment Type

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    Feb 27, 2013, 09.07 PMby milkyway

    Hi friend!!! this is a gorgeous blouse, really flattering!!! you look very elegant! congrats!!

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    Feb 27, 2013, 09.50 AMby strickmeise

    Lovely! You are my ideal because I’ve got a rather similar body shape and i don’t know what’s wearable. I love your style.

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      Feb 27, 2013, 06.27 PMby heatherrique

      Thank you, strickmeise!

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    Feb 27, 2013, 01.16 AMby ctharp

    I really like this top! Good work.

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    Feb 26, 2013, 06.20 AMby irmchen

    Very lovely!

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    Feb 26, 2013, 06.18 AMby Mary Athey

    This is just fab on you. Whats not to love about stripes and bows. The shapes fab, its got a very 70’s vibe about it which I love and its great on you xx

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      Feb 27, 2013, 06.28 PMby heatherrique

      Thank you, Mary Athey! I am still living in the 1970’s in the year 2013,,,

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