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Double layer chiffon or lace blouse

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Double layer chiffon or lace blouse
Double layer chiffon or lace blouse
Double layer chiffon or lace blouse
Double layer chiffon or lace blouse
Double layer chiffon or lace blouse
Double layer chiffon or lace blouse

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic sewing skills only
  • Use of sewing machine

Pattern Description:

No more adjusting patterns that don't fit - in this tutorial I will explain in full how to measure yourself and how to draft your own simple pattern to make sure this blouse fits you perfectly.

This breezy summery blouse is SO simple to make. Suitable for complete sewing beginners, the loose style of the blouse, with its slip over the head entry and no buttons or zippers means you can easily make this your first ever sewing project.

This tutorial is written in easy to understand steps, with photos each step of the way to help you along.

Included:
* How and where to take your own measurements
* How to draw up your pattern
* How to cut your fabric
* How to sew your blouse

Designed to look special, this blouse features a double layer of fabric, with a sheer layer on the outside - pick chiffon, eyelet, lace or similar - and a lining in a fabric of your choice for modesty.

Floaty and soft, can be casual or dressy depending on your choice of fabric.

I really look forward to seeing what you make from my pattern. Enjoy!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Pattern is made to your own measurements

Materials:

  • Sewing machine
  • Measuring tape
  • Paper, pen and ruler

You Will Also Need:

  • Fabric - outer sheer fabric, chiffon or lace
  • Fabric - lining - cotton, satin etc


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Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
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I'm originally British and now live in the Cayman Islands where I like to spend my time staring dreamily at the clear blues of the Caribbean sea and sky, and sewing.

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