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Double-breasted blouse

Added May 9, 2011

by postmodest

Białystok / Wars...






Double-breasted kimono-sleeved blouse. Burda 4/2010 pattern.

You can read about it on my blog here.




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Cotton, Flannel, Linen, Other, Shirting, Silk

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    Jul 1, 2012, 09.21 AMby nicola82

    Wow this is so lovely. I’m on the hunt for some inspiration at the moment, and I just found your items. They’re very chic, and very sweet.

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    Jun 7, 2011, 06.20 AMby Dewi Sari

    Pretty !! You sis a great job on selecting the right fabric and putting them together

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    Jun 7, 2011, 06.17 AMby Dewi Sari

    very pretty !! You did a great job on selecting the right fabric and putting them together

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    May 10, 2011, 12.18 PMby Rebecca Alleyne

    I love this shirt!!!!!! I have to make it. It’s gorgeous. I adore the fabric too. Well done

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    May 9, 2011, 11.25 PMby camberwellgal

    I might be imagining it, but I think you have spaced the buttons more widely than on the pattern version?

    It looks so much better! I’ve always liked this pattern (without doing anything about making it!), but have always felt that the double row of buttons were too close together, it kind of made the shirt look cross-eyed, or a face with the eyes too close together (crazy, I know). On your version, the wider horizontal spacing makes the whole shirt look more balanced. …and such lovely fabric.

    I may have to get over my inertia, and make one myself!

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      May 10, 2011, 11.02 AMby postmodest

      Thank you so very much!

      I might have spaced them a little more widely, I don’t know ;) I also think that it goes with proportions – I’ve noticed that in ‘finished projects’: the width between the rows of buttons is always the same, so the bigger size of the blouse, the more crowded they look.

      Or maybe it’s just three instead of four buttons in a row what makes it look lighter :)

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    May 9, 2011, 09.35 PMby ceding

    this is absolutely fantastic!

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    May 9, 2011, 07.35 PMby marcy harriell | oonaballoona

    so elegant, and looks so comfortable at the same time.

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    May 9, 2011, 06.24 PMby infinite-plus-one

    Looks great on you, and it looks really professional (:

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    May 9, 2011, 03.18 PMby baka-pepica

    fabric and shirt so cool

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    May 9, 2011, 01.33 PMby mixtlii

    Very classy!

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    May 9, 2011, 12.28 PMby nikotina

    This one looks better than the one on the model, casual and chic, great job.

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    May 9, 2011, 11.20 AMby Dee Durrant

    I love this shirt…gorgeous fabric.

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      May 9, 2011, 12.41 PMby postmodest

      I love the fabric too! thanks!

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