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1930’s Mandarin-Inspired Blouse

Here, the blouse is shown un-hooked at the neck and I omitted the collar tie.

I cut this blouse using a 1930’s pattern from silk jacquard I found at Michael’s Fabrics.  This silk was perfect for this style because of its Far-East exotic quality.

The blouse is a kimono style with slashed and self-faced short sleeves.

Ease is designed into the blouse as pleats running down each side of the front and back pieces.

I fully lined the blouse with silk habotai.


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    goin_sewin | | #1

    The details are lovely. Really nice blouse.

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    EvaDress | | #2

    Thank you goin_sewin.

  3. IrmaMullins | | #3

    This detail is really valuable at all.... truly nice blouse.

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