This is my version of vintage Butterick 9206 – a tie or bow-necked blouse pattern from the 1950′s.
I used a very drapey fabric with a tiny gingham print and it was pretty easy to sew after I’d graded it down a size.
It’s turned out a little less obviously vintage looking than I was hoping – I think the drapey fabric gives it a more modern edge. But that’s fine, it means I can pair it with lots of items my wardrobe: denim capris, wide legged trousers or even shorts for the summer. More photos and chat on my blog – Handmade Jane. x