Still stuck on making blouses, especially with vintage patterns.
Sometimes I find the pattern first and then look for fabric and sometimes the fabric comes first and I look for just the right pattern.
a grafitti inspired fabric **from EOS** as of this post there is still a bit in stock
It was love at first sight, I love an unusual fabric.
Then I found this pattern from 1988 and I think it will be perfect for the fabric above.
The one piece front with dolman sleeves will showcase the fabric nicely.
I will use the shawl style collar option.
I had been looking for a simple pattern to use with french seams and I found this one, circa 1990.
When I came across this really loud fabric, I knew it was just what I wanted for the Vogue pattern above.
I haven't decided on which option yet but I am leaning towards the simple pointed collar, no pockets.
This is a really different fantasy type floral and I like the wild color roses.
It's a big print.
Still working on the Chanel Style jacket, it is a slow process but that is fine as I have given myself the entire summer to work on it.
Using this pattern
A fancy tweed in wool
this silk lining
I am at a stand still with the jacket as I haven't found the trim that I want to use and I am putting off the hand bound buttonholes.
The trim, I may just have to make by braiding some fibers and I have made several successful test runs with the buttonholes but buttonholes are always my biggest hurdle.
Always been fearful of buttonholes, completly unfounded but there were a few miserable failures decades ago.
The trauma remains.