Sunday, April 20, 2008

Burda blouse / warning Knip dress

English Nederlands

The BWOF blouse is finished. Such styles are never outdated it seems. This pattern is from March 1999! I don't have this issue myself, but copied the pattern years ago and have made it a few times. It's a basic blouse with princess seam and collar with stand. The placket is my personal touch to this pattern. I won't write a review on PR, the pattern is so old and I still try to limit my computer time (not working in the weekend, good excuse to browse a little over the sewing related sites and write on my blog).

I found perfect buttons with a little shine, and the placket can be worn closed or, more casual, open. I will make this placket again in the future. It would be good a bit longer even, and think it is also beautiful in a contrasting fabric. Topstitching is a bit difficult, as the sleeve is already closed and the cuff completely on the sleeve when doing this.

BWOF 1999 front2 BWOF1999 back
Sleeve placket 1 Sleeve placket 2

Warning Knip dress: some of you are planning to make the Knip dress I showed in an earlier post. I'm pretty far with it at the moment, but realised that there is not enough space to put on this dress when it's finished the way it's described. The dress has a top with buttons, and the skirt is attached to the top without special instructions. I made a muslin of the top, and pinned that on. Now I realised that once this is sewn to the skirt, the waist will be too small to pull easily over my bust. Conclusion: I'll add a side zipper. But of course I have no matching zipper in my stash.....



De Burda blouse met speciale manchet is klaar. Sommige patronen raken niet uit de mode: deze is uit maart 1999! Ik heb dit nummer niet zelf, maar het patroon jaren geleden overgenomen en sindsdien een paar keer gemaakt. Het is een basis blouse met prinsessenaad, en alleen de manchetten zijn mijn persoonlijke toevoeging. Ik schrijf geen review voor deze blouse. Vanwege schouder/armproblemen probeer ik de computertijd een beetje te beperken (maar niet werken in het weekend geeft wat tijd op naai-sites te kijken en op m'n weblog te schrijven).

BWOF 1999 front2 BWOF1999 back
Sleeve placket 1 Sleeve placket 2

Ik heb perfecte knoopjes met een beetje glans erbij gevonden. De manchet kan uiteraard gesloten gedragen worden, maar ook heel casual open. Ik zal deze manchet in de toekomst nog wel eens maken. Zal ook langer leuk zijn, of in een contrasterende stof.

Alleen het doorstikken is wat lastig, omdat de mouw al helemaal gesloten is als je de opening naait.

Waarschuwing Knip jurk. Ik ben de jurk uit de Knip van mei aan het maken en ik realiseerde me vandaag dat er niet genoeg ruimte in de taille zit als je 'm maakt zoals het beschreven wordt. In het bovendeel zitten knopen, maar de rok wordt rechtstreeks zonder extra instructie aan het bovendeel bevestigd. Ik realiseerde me vandaag dat als dit eenmaal gesloten is, er niet genoeg ruimte is om de jurk over m'n borst te krijgen om 'm aan te trekken! Conclusie: ik ga een rits in de zijkant doen. Maar natuurlijk had ik niet de goede kleur op voorraad....

14 comments:

toya said...

great shirt, love what you did with the sleeves

a little sewing on the side said...

Your shirt looks smart. I have very similar fabric. When I sew it up, we'll be twins. Sortof.
Glad you are still sewing and posting.

Sooner or later, that job has got to go! Seriously!

Summerset said...

I love the shirt - the way you used the stripes is wonderful. Yes, a side zip is the answer to the Knip dress. That's how many of the vintage patterns are done.

Vicki said...

Nice treatment of the stripes. Some styles never go out of fashion.

paco peralta said...

Sigrid .- the blouse I am precious. That kind of fabric used? Seems cotton, I like the tissues of male style. I also retrieve older models and this is one to keep in mind. Thanks. Best wishes. Paco

Keely said...

Good classic shirt. Lucky you realised about the zipper for the dress before it was too late.

christina said...

Ooooh, that 3-button placket is fab.

Nancy K said...

The shirt is great. Love how you played with the stripes.
Thanks for the heads up on the Knip dress. Are you going to use a regular zipper or an invisible one?

Berry said...

Wow, this is a beautiful shirt and your stripes matching is perfect!

Isabelle said...

Beautiful shirt, Sigrid, I love what you did with the stripes. Impeccable work!
I hope you are in less pain.

LauraLo said...

Beautiful shirt and it is indeed timeless.
I love how you played with the stripes at the shirt placket.

Marji said...

love what you did with the stripes on the placket. Very interesting design element, lot of impact for the effort.
I just studied that KnipM dress pic again. It's very interesting that they don't have a seam at CF that opens with a hidden placket below the front buttons - how do they expect it to go on?

Tany said...

What a beautiful shirt and you did a perfect job macthing the stripes! I really love the effect created on the cuffs!

Cennetta said...

Outstanding! I love the shirt. Great way to play up the stripes.