Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Chiffon Peasant Blouse

 Baby Girl needed some new clothes, so we headed to the fabric store and spent $40 on fabric to buy 5 new shirts.  Here's the first one: 
I used Simplicity 1915 for the basic shape.  I split it down the front a few inches and attached a bow.  I also added elastic on the sleeves.


Chiffon may be my least favorite fabric to work with, but I love how the shirt turned out. More importantly, she loves it too-she's already worn it twice. 

9 comments:

  1. You are an all star mom. My mom HATED sewing on chiffon, but she too was a trooper and made me a ton of ballet skirts through my middle and high school years. Major mom points for sewing clothes, bonus mom points for doing it with chiffon!

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  2. It did turn out great! I can see why she loves it!

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  3. This is super cute! I love many of your ideas. Thank you for sharing. I am hosting the first ever Pattern Party starting friday. It is a linky party only for those posts that provide free patterns. If you have any that you would like to share, I'd love to have you. Check out the details!
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  4. I love the fabric but I am not good at sewing clothes. You did a great job though.

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  5. This blouse is just beautiful! Great job on the sewing...I really don't even think I could sew chiffon!
    I found you through the Skip to my Lou, "Made By You Monday" link party.
    Happy to be a follower!
    Lisa

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  6. Cute shirt! I don't have any luck with chiffon, but I bet I could make it with a different fabric. Great Job!

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