Vintage Blouse

A couple of months ago, I joined a sew-along. I thought it would be a good way to stretch my new skills. It was hosted by Seamstress Erin and I thought I’d share what I accomplished with you all.

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The most tedious part of sewing: cutting out the pattern.

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The point at which I realized I had not bought the zipper…

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Simplicity 2154 Details

  • Size: 8
  • Fabric: Flower print light cotton(?) with metallic detail
  • Lining: No, this project used facings.
  • Notions: Tiny black rosebud for neck detail, grey zipper
More details on my blog!
Thanks for reading!

• Meet the Author • ThreadnButter


I am an amateur sewer with a passion for vintage inspired fashion.


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11 comments… add one

  • Wow, looks great! I love that pattern. I used the jacket part of that pattern to make a kimono-sleeve Chanel-style quilted jacket, and it turned out really well.

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  • This is such a pretty blouse!

    I’m always forgetting some small thing, like a zipper, buttons, or elastic that stops me right before the end… lol. O.o

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    • Yea, my goal is to be more organized so that I can just finish a project in one go. But I always seem to neglect something, lol.

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  • The blouse is lovely! I was also in that sew-along, but I wonder…Was there ever a “parade-post” with all the finished blouses?

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  • lovely job – I tried to leave a comment on your website – but when you enter the wrong numbers in the box it erases your comment, just fyi. Your blog is great!

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    • Thanks for the heads up. I’ve been trying different spam blockers and it’s been really frustrating finding the right one.

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  • Very cute!

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  • I love it!! You have inspired me to pull that pattern out and get started!

    Right after I finish the dress on my form ;)

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    • Thank you! I bought a lighter colored fabric to make another one. That’s how much I love it.

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  • It turned out wonderfully! Love the color -

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