Sunday, June 28, 2009

Summer top finished

BWOF 06-2008-109

 

A better result with a BWOF pattern. Though it might not seem like it from my last posts, I still love BWOF a lot, only they seem better suited to make patterns for those with a bit more experience. For this blouse I took size 40 and tapered a bit wider at the hips. Because of the gathering of the front to the yoke and in the side seams, I trusted not to need a FBA, and it's fine without. Too much gathering at my narrow shoulders isn't good either, but this is just right.

For me a perfect summer blouse, which I can wear in the coming week. High temperatures are predicted, and already today it's warm with high humidity. Not the kind of weather I prefer.

28 comments:

  1. Great blouse. Love the color,perfect with your white pants.Well done.

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  2. Love it! I have been meaning to make this one for a while now. Looks like it will work great!

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  3. Eine wunderschöne Bluse! Siehet viel besser, als in der Zeitschrift, aus!

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  4. Lovely top with summer colors. Is it easy for beginners too?

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  5. Very cute blouse, I really like the fabric, perfect for summer.

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  6. I love your blouse!!! That fabric is gorgeous!

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  7. Really good blouse on you. It looks cool and chic.

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  8. So pretty and tropical - lovely!

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  9. Love that top, especially without the tie! Nice one.

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  10. Nice blouse. It looks cool and comfortable for hot, humid, miserable weather.

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  11. What a nice crisp look. I've just bought some red and white satin for a blouse. It's great to have a kind of preview.

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  12. Lovely - looks very summery.

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  13. I love it and it fits your perfect.

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  14. Beautiful and flattering top! I really like the fabric.

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  15. it doesn't matter how many times I see this top made I always love the results
    the fabric is beautiful, love the red, it fits so good on you, simple top but great results

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  16. Such a cute blouse. It fits you wonderfully.

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  17. So cute! The blouse I made from this pattern was really not a success, but it looks fantastic on everyone else who's made it. Hmmm....

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  18. Love it! Red, of course, is my favorite color, so I am a bit biased. The style looks great on you and emphasizes your small waist.

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  19. I'll take one just like it!

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  20. Looks great! You just reminded me that I really want to make this top :)

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  21. This is just gorgeous Sigrid. Echt leuk! as my aunties in Holland would say. Lovely pattern, might have to revisit that one!

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  22. I can get frustrated too w/BWOF, but not enough to stop trying. lol. Your blouse looks amazing.

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  23. Great blouse, just perfect for summer! I love it!

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  24. I.Love.It.

    That would fit right into my closet and my lifestyle, too.

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  25. Wow - that looks fantastic!

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