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Burdastyle 06/2017 102

A bell sleeved blouse had been part of my summer plan since the northern hemisphere summer.  I was drawn to the floaty sleeves and the classic shape of the bodice.  My Stylebook App tells me that this type of blouse is a real workhorse in my wardrobe so I knew it would fit in well.

The pattern I chose is Burdastyle 06/2017 102.  This is one of several patterns in this particular issue of Burdastyle that I am keen to make up.  I am loving Burdastyle patterns at the moment!

I drew my pattern up to size 38 but graded out to size 40 at the hips.  This is something I normally do with Burdastyle.  To make my life as easy as possible I use a Sharpie on plastic.  This way it is nice and easy to see the correct lines.  I always add my seam allowances to my pattern as I go.

The fabric I chose is a mystery crepe that I bought from Fabric Vision's sale table.  The yoke I lined with some cream lining from my stash and I also used this for the neck facing.   Despite making my usual sz38, I found th…

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