The Dino Blouse

by Archive from Blogger on December 4, 2009 · 2 comments

in Vintage Sewing


I’ve made this blouse before (Simplicity 5030), but I’ve had this fabric sitting in my stash for a while before I finally figured out what to do with it. It was always really quite a cool print, but I only had about a yard, maybe a little bit more. At the time, I was mostly making dresses, but that was out of the question. Finally it occurred to me; a blouse – a dinosaur blouse.

Finding the buttons was a bit of trouble (why do they only seem to make one kind of dinosaur buttons?), but I think it ended up turning out well. A flattering Peter Pan collar, sleeves a bit long but that can be fixed.

More photos at The Year 2050.

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stephanie December 4, 2009 at 3:38 am

Haha, nice dinos! Cute blouse.

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Serenity Love Sincere Peace Earth December 4, 2009 at 8:58 am

I'm glad I'm not the only person who waits until a fabric tells them what they want to be

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