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Sassy Librarian Blouse in Voile

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Sassy Librarian Blouse taught by Christine Haynes

Demure, but alluring. Sophisticated, yet sweet and easy to make! Christine Haynes shows you how to take one top in eight pretty directions.

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Casual, Retro / Vintage
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What materials did you use? Anna Maria Horner Voile

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? With my original version, last fall, I increased the front vertical dart length by 2" to give a better waist definition. I originally used a quilting cotton and the blouse hung a bit boxy. With this version, I did not lengthen the vertical darts as the fabric has a better drape and it does not have that boxy feel to it. I highly recommend using a lighter weight fabric if you want a softer fit. Otherwise, if a very structured silhouette is what you are after, use something comparable to a 100% cotton quilting fabric. This pattern is easy to sew and easy to fit. Just make a muslin first to ensure the proper sizing as it is sized differently than the Top 3 pattern companies. It is sized closer to RTW.

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Very nice job! Love the fabric!

04/02/2013 Flag

Love it! Thanks for sharing!

04/02/2013 Flag

Love the fabric. Looks like a perfect fit.

04/03/2013 Flag

Wow! Yours really has some SASS! (:

09/15/2013 Flag