Peasant Blouse, self drafted

by Ewellyn

in Blouses,Pattern Drafting,Vintage Sewing

After summing up 2011 and realizing how many dresses I made (and how many times they were used…) I decided that 2012 will be a year of more separates. Thus, sewing project no.1 was a blouse. To keep it simple after all my advanced dress sewing for the holidays, I drafted a simple peasant blouse. Here’s how it came out!

 

 

I based my drafting mainly on these lovely pattern envelopes, McCall 6625 from 1946, and Advance 5856 (year unknown).

 

 

 

For a bunch of more pictures and a lot of more text, visit me on my blog here:

http://sewewellyn.blogspot.com/2012/01/accessorized-accidental-hippie-blouse.html

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Katherine January 12, 2012 at 9:06 pm

This is pretty – it looks great with your hair. You just need a little chain of daisys and you’re all set :D

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Lizzy January 13, 2012 at 6:59 pm

You did a great job! it looks very very similar to tha ones in the patterns

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