A vintage-style Colette Violet

Hey everyone,

Hope the mid January blues aren’t spoiling your sewing mo-jos!

I decided to tackle the Colette Violet after seeing some great vintage-style versions around the blogosphere. The original fit was too loose for me so I took the side seams in and reduced the width across the shoulders for my version.

I used a vintage-style fabric from Walthamstow Market and vintage buttons. It’s some kind of weird 60s/70s mash up now but it works for me! For more pics and deets on how I adapted the pattern please just head on over to my blog.

Colette Violet

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7 comments… add one

  • What a pretty blouse…love the fabric.

  • This makes me want to try this fabric. Stunning!

  • Adorable!

  • Oh! So cute! I want one like that! :)

  • I love that! Great job.

  • Beautiful top! Good job!

  • first version of the violet i’ve seen that really looks like it fits, not too boxy…what a great execution of the pattern!


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