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Bows are the best

Added Mar 27, 2012

by susupusu

Turku, Finland






This bow top pattern was in Finnish sewing magazine. It was an easy pattern but the fabric made it difficult! It was very slippery and electric. There is an elastic band on the hem and pleats on the back neckline. Now that it’s finished I can say phew!

This is in my blog too:http://peppipoulain.blogspot.com/2012/03/sewing-keeps-me-sane-ompelu-pitaa-minut.html




Spring, Fall
Garment Type
Evening Wear, Mod, Rock

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    Mar 29, 2012, 09.50 PMby turtlegirl00

    beautiful blouse! love it!

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    Mar 28, 2012, 02.49 PMby Douli Bee

    Very elegant and the fabric is lovely! :-)

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    Mar 27, 2012, 10.53 PMby Cherry Pix

    A very classy looking blouse.

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      Mar 28, 2012, 07.39 AMby susupusu


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    Mar 27, 2012, 10.07 PMby sophienissirios

    This is a lovely top :-)

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      Mar 28, 2012, 07.39 AMby susupusu

      Thanks! :)

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    Mar 27, 2012, 07.19 PMby Jolands

    Love it. I wishful i had the pattern.

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      Mar 28, 2012, 07.40 AMby susupusu

      Thank you!

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    Mar 27, 2012, 06.33 PMby AnčBanč

    beautifully ^^

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      Mar 27, 2012, 07.18 PMby susupusu

      Thank you!

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    Mar 27, 2012, 03.41 PMby suechtique

    It’s really cute. love it. can you upload back side image too? where this bow tie starts?

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      Mar 27, 2012, 07.17 PMby susupusu

      Thank you! Yes, I can. I’ll have to upload it tomorrow.It looks basically the same on the back, just a little bit less gathering. The bow is made of two pieces. The ends are sewn together and it starts from the other shoulder. I hope this helps!

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    Mar 27, 2012, 12.54 PMby sala22

    Oh so cute!

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      Mar 27, 2012, 01.23 PMby susupusu


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    Mar 27, 2012, 12.34 PMby prettysewinggirl

    You did a wonderful job, so neat! I love the pattern :) And I agree with you! I just completed two chiffon scarfs, and a chiffon/satin mix dress recently… moving onto cottons for a good while now!!!! I love these materials, but they are HARD to sew!! Yours is beautiful! I’ll visit your blog, thanks for sharing!

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      Mar 27, 2012, 01.25 PMby susupusu

      Thank you! Yes, it’s cotton/linen time for me too! :) They are extremely difficult to sew. I’ve heard of a teflon foot for the sewing machine, but I’m not sue if it’s any good with these kind of fabrics.
      Welcome to visit my blog! :)

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    Mar 27, 2012, 10.03 AMby schnui

    This too is a lovely blouse and I love the bow at the neck line.

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      Mar 27, 2012, 01.25 PMby susupusu

      Thank you!!!

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    Mar 27, 2012, 09.56 AMby klotto

    Oh, I wish I could sew such a top for myself. Any chance this pattern is available for download?

    It looks so stylish…

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      Mar 27, 2012, 01.27 PMby susupusu

      Thanks! Hmm, I’m not sure if there’s a similar pattern here. Actually this is quite easy to modify from a regular raglan sleeve blouse. Just leave the sleeves off. The bow is cut in the shape of a tie in the ends. The front part is about 10cm longer than the back part. Sorry for not having the actual pattern here!!:(

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