The Darling Buds of Mae…

I was lucky enough to be asked to test another Blue Ginger Doll pattern a few months back and now that it’s been released, I can finally show you my version of Abbey’s newest pattern, the Mae Blouse.
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It’s a beautiful 1940s inspired blouse with a scalloped neckline (who doesn’t love a good scallop, of the edible and patterned variety!), a button up back and a lovely fitted silhouette.

I made my Mae using a vintage mystery fabric that I’m pretty sure is a silk georgette with some beautiful vintage shell buttons. I actually had this combination saved for another 40s button up blouse that I hadn’t quite gotten around to making yet, but as soon as I saw Mae, I knew they would be the perfect match for each other.

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I’m wearing my Mae tucked into my 1940s Swing Pants, but Abbey has designed the pattern so that you can make it longer and wear it over the top of a pencil skirt (very 40s!) or with jeans for a more modern look.

If you are interested in more construction details and pictures, you can head on over to my blog – Jennifer Lauren Vintage.
xx

Jen

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  • You did a beautiful job all around—matching the fabric with the pattern, the sewing, everything. It looks wonderful on you!

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