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.
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]