I’ve finally been able to photograph a number of items I’d made for Daughter No2 this year. I’ll try not to do it all in one go! This first project is a top I made back in March, she’d marked it as interesting back in 2018 – February, to be precise. The pattern is the Layered Back Blouse 111 from Burda February 2018. She bought the fabric, an off white cotton with white spots, from Croft Mill Fabrics. They’ve since sold out of that fabric, but it’s the right sort of weight, it has some body but is lightweight enough to cope with lots of layers. This is a petite pattern, but we decided to make it up without any adjustment, having taken a finished back measurement and pronouncing it a suitable length.
The pattern is relatively easy to make, the magazine has detailed instructions for this blouse, so it’s easy for a non-experienced sewist to... [read more]