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Silky Pink Alexander

Added Mar 29, 2011

by zilredloh

Chicago, Illinoi...






I made the Alexander blouse as part of Colette’s Spring Palette Challenge. Two of the colors I chose were hot pink and black (can you tell?). heh

I modified the neckline to be a slight V-neck, removed the buttons from the back, lengthened the peplum 1.5", interfaced the peplum to add some body, lengthened the back darts by an 1" or so, and added a wider facing to go under the front button band so that the front seam wouldn’t allow peeping. If you know what I mean ladies… :)

I have some more images and information up on my blog: zilredloh.

Material Notes

100% Silk fabric, weft interfacing



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    Jan 6, 2012, 07.57 PMby TeimaCreations

    it’s gorgeus, the color suits you very well

  • Charlie-deeshadows1_large

    Mar 30, 2011, 12.29 AMby smallone

    love you collar adaption….this one is languishing on my to do I should bump it up the list now I’ve seen how lovely it can look made up :)

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      Apr 2, 2011, 06.10 PMby zilredloh

      Thanks! I’ve had it on my to-do list since last summer myself. It was really easy (except for the sleeves), and I’m planning on making a few more one in a silk charmeuse and another with cotton voile.

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    Mar 29, 2011, 04.39 AMby leahfranqui

    So cute! I love this pattern.

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