To say I like this blouse is a complete understatement.  This is my fourth Dove blouse and I have every intention on making more.  I decided that it needed its own blog post considering it’s beginning to have a sizable place in my closet.

It’s such a flattering top between the high-low hem, the French darts and the v-neck.  You can check out my first three versions here, here and here. For this version, I sewed Version 2 with flared sleeves with some rayon fabric I picked up from Joann a few months ago.  I love the retro feel that the flared sleeves paired with the floral fabric gives.

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Since this is airy and loose-fitting,  I sewed up an XS even though my waist put me between a XS/S and my hips put me at a small.  The top has a center seam, which is a great design feature.  However, I omitted it partially because the print is so busy and partially... [read more]