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Project

Taffy blouse from the Colette handbook

Project Description

What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website Name of website or photo Taffy blouse Link to website or photo www.colettepatterns.com/shop/colette-sewing-handbook What are you most proud of? That it's finished and I can move on!

What you will need

  • Cotton
  • bias tape

Q&A with LaraGa

KathrynBrooks1 asked:
Congrats on completing your project. I know how frustrating sewing can be. I think the fit of your blouse is pretty good. One bit of advice I've gotten from fellow sewers is to measure a blouse that fits you well and then compare with the piece you are working on, making sure to add the seam allowances. I've done this when making skirts. I lay my own skirt right on top of the pattern. (Last time I forgot to add seam allowances, so the semi-finished skirt was way too tight.)
LaraGa answered:
Thanks for the tip, I didn't even think of that. Unfortunately, I don't own a lot of blouses. Now that I've started sewing,that will definitely change!
guinevere54 asked:
Why called Taffy blouse i wonder........ made with Taffider material? or Welsh? just curious from jenny (a Taff)
LaraGa answered:
It seems like a lot of the Colette patterns are named after deserts. Such a tease, I'm off sugar for at least another week!
gdub asked:
i just bought the colette sewing handbook! yay! i will make sure to use an easy material.
LaraGa answered:
It's a great book:)