Friday, 21 January 2011
Quickie Burda blouse filling the gap
I've gotten a lot of compliments on the sleeveless Burda ruffled blouse I sewed last year, navy with polka dots (see archive item What I've sewn) perhaps because with slouchy grey pants and my mother's long knotted pearls, it exudes a vintage Marlene/Katherine Hepburn mix of 1930's play on feminine/masculine. So I'm trying another one of the Burda ruffled blouses, this one from the December edition. With its straight waist, this would be closer to the 1920's silhouette than 30's, and probably asks for a slimmer trouser or skirt.
It's a very easy pattern, except for the strange little cuffs which have two ends, but attach to a closed sleeve.
I'm doing it in sapphire blue silk charmeuse. Photos soon!