Learn How SIMPLE
Digital Patterns Really Are!

Sign Up to Receive
The Ultimate Guide to Digital Sewing Patterns eBook + a FREE Skirt Pattern!

The Old is New Blouse

Added Dec 21, 2011

by AGoodWardrobe

Fairfax, Califor...






The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook Blouse and my sixth garment in my winter wardrobe challenge. Eliminated the side-zipper but other than that I stuck close to the original pattern.

Material Notes

1 yard polka dot poly blend, 1 yard silk voile, and a bit of 1/4" elastic


7 Comments Sign in to add a post

  • Dscf3516rasp1n_large

    Jan 12, 2012, 07.09 PMby stephiaffi


  • P1320150_large

    Jan 10, 2012, 02.28 AMby Irina Schwab

    beautiful top, I love it!

  • 885339_345447028890336_2943642_o_large

    Dec 27, 2011, 03.09 PMby harperellen

    Gorgeous! I was wondering too about omitting the side zipper – you had no issues after doing that? I just bought the book last night after seeing your blouse and Alana’s blouse (and after not getting the book for Christmas – boo). Love your version! Cheers!

    1 Reply
    • Burda_user_pic_large

      Dec 27, 2011, 05.26 PMby AGoodWardrobe

      Thank you! I had such a blast making this and am contemplating my next version. I can’t wait to see your version.
      No, no issues eliminating the zipper. I did check the measurements to make sure that my bust would clear the waist (when stretched) and vice versa. I’d recommend doing the same.

  • Najah_2010_portrait_10_large

    Dec 26, 2011, 07.33 PMby najah

    The contrast peplum is nice touch – great fabric choices.

    1 Reply
  • Jagg_large

    Dec 23, 2011, 05.03 PMby lizah

    this is adorable!

    1 Reply
    • Burda_user_pic_large

      Dec 23, 2011, 06.10 PMby AGoodWardrobe

      Thank you, Lizah. I’m so pleased with the outcome.

  • Foto_vanessa_large

    Dec 22, 2011, 08.45 PMby Vanessa Velasquez

    very lovely, fantastic combination as a matter of fact i’ve been in love with white and black dots since i can remember!!!

    1 Reply
    • Burda_user_pic_large

      Dec 23, 2011, 06.09 PMby AGoodWardrobe

      Thanks, Vanessa! I feel like polka dots are all I’m sewing lately.

  • Me4_large

    Dec 22, 2011, 02.47 AMby poppykettle

    Oh I love this. Your fabric is gorgeous and I’m totally into the contrast black panel at the shoulders. It suits your tremendously. I take it the blouse pattern is from the book?

    1 Reply
    • Burda_user_pic_large

      Dec 23, 2011, 06.08 PMby AGoodWardrobe

      Yes, it’s the blouse from the book! Thanks for the sweet compliments, Poppykettle.

    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post

Add to Favorites 10 people added it