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The sleeves are in the blouse, so it was time to try it on. It was not pressed well in this stage, but important is to see that I have to take out some space from the front darts at hip height, and the button placement on the cuffs needs attention. On my left arm the cuff is pinned as in the pattern. Obviously too large for me, as it hangs over my hand. The right cuff I pinned a bit tighter on the bottom, and the drape of the sleeve is much better. As my wrists are very narrow, I think I could have done with a size 36 for the cuffs.
De mouwen zitten in de blouse, tijd om te passen. Weliswaar nog niet goed geperst, maar goed om te zien hoe het valt.
Ik wil de coupenaden in het voorpand wat uitnemen en de knopen op de manchet een beetje verplaatsen ten opzichte van het patroon. De linkermanchet is gespeld zoals aangegeven op het patroon, maar is duidelijk te groot, want de mouw hangt over m'n hand. Bij de rechtermouw heb ik de onderkant nauwer afgespeld, and dan hangt de mouw veel beter. Omdat m'n polsen vrij smal zijn, kan ik voor de omtrek van een manchet wel een maat 36 gebruiken (helaas voor de rest niet).


  1. Is there a noticeable difference between 36 and 38 cuffs size? I think your method is the best, BWOF tends to be wide and it's better to adjust on onetself. Anyway, your blouse is going to look superb.

  2. I love the look of your blouse! Excellent job.

  3. It is turning out beautifully, Sigrid. Love the long cuffs.

  4. This is one of the blouses I'm currently lusting after. Now even more so!


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