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Butterick 9206 bow blouse

March 8, 2013

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

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  1. I love it! I think it’s versatile, it’ll look vintage with other vintage clothes, and modern with modern clothes.

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