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Ruffles Slouchy Blouse

Added Dec 15, 2010

by Ruffles Gazebo

Adelaide, Australia






So its summer time, and over here we have pretty much missed out on all of spring time cause of ridiculous amounts of rain….So now that its actually starting to get warmer, its time to make a nice big comfy blouse :-)

The instructions weren’t the easiest thing to follow….so i just didnt. Not the hardest thing to figure out, but still annoying. I used two op shop fabrics i had laying around, need to start using what i already have instead of buying new things! So that is my aim over the holidays, to use as much of the fabric that i already have. I added a little yoke around the lapels and back neck just to make it a bit more interesting, and i sewed a little flying duck onto the corner.

It was also quite long, so i took off a fairly large amount…but perhaps took off too much. Im undecided on whether its the perfect length untucked, or just that little bit too short. I guess time will tell!

Hope you like it, and excuse the rainbow paddle pop i was eating :) i think ill be making a few little blouses the next few weeks.

Material Notes

all from my way to large a stash of goodies




Spring, Summer, Fall

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    Dec 26, 2010, 09.47 AMby sewmyway

    love the double breasted buttons!!! classy

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    Dec 24, 2010, 05.52 PMby kkmatti

    This is such cute fabric, great job making this in spite of the directions!

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    Dec 15, 2010, 09.09 PMby sarsaparilla

    Great fabric! It came out wonderfully! I’ve had this pattern traced for ages now, and still haven’t found the right fabric :S

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    Dec 15, 2010, 07.58 PMby janul

    great fabric and buttons!

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    Dec 15, 2010, 04.47 PMby wzrdreams

    Oh, I like how yours turned out. Mine is quite plain and since I was so frustrated by the terrible directions I didn’t bother to schedule a photo shoot. Now it is FREEZING here and it doesn’t get much wear. I also chopped a lot off the bottom. I suppose I should go ahead and get it posted. I was also thinking about adding additional button holes and buttons to the ends of the lapels to keep them down. I like how you added that flying duck.

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      Dec 15, 2010, 06.11 PMby Ruffles Gazebo

      yeh the instructions were terrible! but post piccies, im sure its so much better than you think! and more buttons are always a win :)

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    Dec 15, 2010, 02.22 PMby mamamodista

    Very pretty. Good job!

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    Dec 15, 2010, 10.44 AMby Sabrina Wharton-Brown

    What a pretty and classic style! : )

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    Dec 15, 2010, 06.15 AMby zaarissima

    really beautiful! wonderful fabric!

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