Here it is! The blouse you've all been waiting to see! Edith's black floral blouse made by yours truly.
I had so much fun making this blouse. I drafted this pattern from Colette Pattern's Sorbetto. It's a great pattern to play with.
I used a lovely floral fabric from Jo-Ann's, velvet ribbon to trim the collar and sleeves and buttons from Yummy Treasures.
This is probably one of the pieces I'm most proud of. It's so fun and sophisticated. I did a ton of drafting for this project and it doesn't look homemade. I adore the contrast between the texture of the blouse and the buttons/trim. It's a little bit different, but with jeans, it doesn't look costumey. And my husband loves it so that helps. ;)
Yay for a new sewing machine with a zipper foot! I used the black ribbon just like bias binding and it was so much easier to do neatly with the new feet.
Now I just need a great black skirt and I can be Edith!