Thursday, 20 November 2014
JJ blouse finished.
I little while ago (back in April!) I blogged that I had started the JJ blouse using some of the fabric I bought in Vietnam. After my old sewing machine playing silly buggers, this is now the first piece of clothing made fully on my new machine :-) I'm really enjoying sewing on it. Anyway, back to my JJ blouse. I had originally thought of doing some pin tucks on either side of the centre front instead of the ruffles that are on the original pattern, but then changed my mind and decided to leave it completely plain as the fabric is quite busy.
this tutorial and looking up how to do a continuous bound cuff opening in my trusty sewing book it went together fine and fits well.
The only changes to the pattern I made apart from the obvious omission of the ruffles is that I put 6 buttons down the front rather than the 4 the pattern said, I also didn't do the belt ties.