Tuesday, April 27, 2010

What I'm Working On....Blouses!

I ended up finding a repro pattern that is from one of the 1938 McCall dresses I posted about on Friday (not the green one though!).  The purple one, aka McCall 9906, can be found at EvaDress in a size 16 (B34).

I've been doing some planning for the Me-Made-May challenge and realized that I do not have enough me-made blouses to go with my trousers or two skirts I have made!  So this week is all about the blouses for me!

I'm working on the blouse from the Simplicity pattern that gave me the wonderful trousers:


The funny thing is that I am actually not a huge fan of the design of the blouse as it appears in the photo--so we shall see how it turns out!  I am making it in a bright pink satin!

Inspired by Susannah's blouse, I'm ready to get started on Simplicity 1722:


I'm going to give View 2 a try in a blue-grey cotton with bright pink buttons and trim.

Here's hoping I have some me-made blouses to wear in May!

5 comments:

  1. Yay for Me-Made-May! Look forward to your blouse creations, and good for you for filling the holes in your wardrobe. I am going to be very 'printy' in the coming month if I don't get cracking this weekend :)

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  2. View 2 IS cute, yah for frilly necks!
    The bright pink satin is a bold choice, look forward to seeing that when its done!

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  3. I'm sure it will look lovely. All of your creations turn out beautifully.

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  4. lovely! I'm sure you'll look great in whatever you create! I've got a bunch more projects lined up, too. Got to stop flitting and focus, though ;)

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  5. I can't wait to see how your blouse works out. I was debating about making it also. I think I would try to make it a long sleeved blouse rather than the 3/4 length.

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