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Emily the libertine

Added Apr 7, 2009

by erinaceous

Brooklyn, New Yo...






Sewn following the Emily pattern, using Liberty tawna lawn fabric. A bit of a splurge, but the fabric quality and beautiful print is worth it.

Quite simple to follow this pattern. I added 3" of length, and improvised waist darts to the front left and right pieces in line with the tip of the bust darts to add to the shaping.

I also chose to pair the buttons down the front—this is a favorite detail of mine, and I have used it when knitting cardigans as well!

Otherwise there were no modifications made to this size 44 pattern. Enjoy!

Material Notes

Liberty Tana Lawn (purchased at PurlSoho.com) and buttons from Tender Buttons on the UES in New York City.




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  • Minh_large

    Apr 16, 2010, 07.04 AMby bliink

    That’s a gorgeous choice of fabric, your shirt looks amazing to match! I love the button detail :)

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    Jan 3, 2010, 02.12 PMby stephiaffi

    Beautiful fabric choice! Great blouse!

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    Apr 8, 2009, 02.18 PMby girlywhirly

    aaah i love it! great fabric too, good job

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    Apr 8, 2009, 10.34 AMby genevievelisecasey

    Really beautiful! It looks great on you.

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    Apr 8, 2009, 05.19 AMby miss-g

    What a great blouse. I love tana lawn – I agree, definately worth it.

  • Emilykate_large

    Apr 7, 2009, 10.07 PMby emilykate

    Ooooh, I LOVE liberty lawn, I bet it was a dream to sew with… and definitely worth it, your shirt is beautiful, lovely shaping :o)

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