A classic look, slightly on the Oriental side, and so flattering on the body. I want one or more of these in my wardrobe.
I had this pattern which I found at a garage sale years ago, but never made it because the smallest size was a 16. But since it is vintage, I examined the sizing chart again and decided this could work with a little adjusting. I wanted sleeves so those had to be drafted. What fabric? Hmm...I didn't want to experiment with any of my 'good' fabric so I dug out this really ancient cotton and used that.
The inside has skinny ties, to hold the crossover in place and outside a nice long sash to tie in a bow.
The pattern has two longer versions and I think the knee length would be great in linen, which I have already. I can also see this in a lightweight knit, which would make it drape nicely. It was a really quick pattern to make, and most of it was done on the serger.
I love this pattern you developed. I've been looking for one like it. My only concern is that it will gap open where it wraps at the neck. Is this a problem, and if not, did you do anything special to keep it high enough? Keep creating and thank you for sharing your ideas. - JudithReplyDelete
One more question, please. Are the sleeves set in or did you extend a dolman sleeve? I can't tell if the pattern or yours are set in. Thanks.ReplyDelete
Great ajustments! Would love to see it on you. You really seem to love the Gudrun-Sjöden-Type of clothing.ReplyDelete
Love it! I might even think about trying something like that. I am lousy at sewing clothes, unless the pattern looks super easy to follow & fit. Look forward to seeing what else you do with that pattern.ReplyDelete
I would love to see this blouse on you. Love all the style of clothes you seem to prefer. Only wish you would show how they look on a real person, not a form :-) please?ReplyDelete
How can we order this pattern? Your pattern I mean not the simplicity one. firstname.lastname@example.orgReplyDelete