Wednesday, July 6, 2016

New Look 6892

OMG, I'm loving this peasant blouse! I've been looking for a peasant blouse pattern since they're on-trend right now. This pattern came together very easily and features multiple views for a variety of looks.

This one was kind of an experiment, so I used some rayon that I bought as a remnant from Denver Fabrics. It has a rumpled texture, so is perfect for warm weather.

The pattern uses bias tape for the casings but I just serged the raw edges to finish, turned under, and stitched the casings just wide enough for the 1/4" elastic to go through. Faster and much less bulk to worry about. For the cuffs, I used some lace seam binding left over from another project. I liked the ruffly cuffs but may change to a simple casing for the next long sleeved version as they are not terribly practical.

The SewWest Closet: the black jeans are old from Ross and the platforms are by Vigotti. Foster Grants again!


guest1 said...

Love it! The fabric you have chosen is sharp, fun and perfectly on-trend, too. I have been looking at this style to sew, too. Thanks for this quick review.

Summer Flies said...

I love peasant blouses... they are so flattering for many shapes. I love your top- it's very flattering and the fabric is fabulous.

Coco said...

oh oh oh - I love your blouse! I think the fabric is perfect and makes the blouse really special. Fun! and you look so pretty in this.

Audrey said...

So fun, both the blouse style and the unique fabric. It Looks great!