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Coral, polkadot blouse

Added Sep 25, 2012

by Pharmasewing

Bergen, Norway






I wanted to make a simple blouse to wear for everyday use. I saw this pattern in the August edition of Burdastyle magazine and instantly liked it. After making it, I find that it is on the large side in the bust area. So if I were to make it again I would probably do a small bust adjustment to it, to subtract in that area. On the good side -the extra room results in a more comfortable blouse wear, as you can move around more freely. My favourite part is the back slit with buttons and thread loops! A nice way to show off buttons without spending frustrating hours making buttonholes. The only modifications I did was to shorten the arms to elbow length, omitted the zippers in the sleeves (who needs zippers in the sleeves???) and added 3 buttons to the back slit instead of 1.

Material Notes

Polkadot cotton voile




Garment Type

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    Sep 28, 2012, 08.12 PMby frkbustad

    Så fin! Veldig fint med knappene bak :)

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    Sep 26, 2012, 07.00 AMby Mary Athey

    lovely blouse x

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    Sep 26, 2012, 06.30 AMby schnui

    I really like this pattern and I really like your top and reading about how you found the fit etc. It looks lovely on you too.

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