Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Gingham Blouse...

Yes, the Gingham Blouse is finally finished!


While hugging the space heater the other day (when our furnace was still out) I decided to get out my trusty (and oh so disliked) seam-ripper and I took out three layers of stitching to remove the failed collar.  I found the pattern of another collar I had used last year, adjusted it to this pattern  et voila: a pretty collar that sits like it should!  {smile} I added some lace for some extra frillyness... (if that is a word)

Most of this blouse's pattern is from the Lisette #2246 dress that I made in a flowery blue last month (with the piping) with some adjustments obviously. It might need a couple more tweakings here in there if I want to use it again for another time, but all in all I am quite pleased!  {smile again}

6 comments:

  1. Adorable! I think it was worth changing the collar!

    I was famous for ripping out my top stitching numerous times if it wasn't perfect :~)

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  2. The lace on the edge of the collar makes the blouse look even prettier!
    You are SO clever!
    Kram, Monica

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  3. It's totally gorgeous! So beautifully fitted and gingham is always adorable.
    I find the more often I pull things apart to fix them, the more willing I am to do it the next time, because it's pretty much always worth it :)

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  4. Really darling!I just adore gingham....xo

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  5. You're a terribly good seamstress! The collar is cute. Agneta

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  6. Pfoei wat knap zeg, het bloesje én het maken ervan! :)

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