Didn't you just finish a blouse?

I sure did! And a lot of this afternoon I spent cutting and prepping the pieces for my next one. This blouse will also be long sleeve, and from the same 40s reproduction pattern I sell, but it will be two tone. You all know how mama loves her two tone.

I'm going to start with the navy/chartreuse rayon I have. Mainly because I think I might wear it somewhere this weekend and it's better to have it on hand, you know?

I finished off the edges to most of the smaller pieces, and used the remaining cotton feedsack from the previous blouse on this one. It was nice to know I could get two garments worth of facing from that feed sack. Make & Mend we all say.

Because this white rayon I have is particularly light, I face the yoke with the cotton. I think that will aid the fabric as it has the weight of the front pieces hanging from it. I also think it will look better not to see through the front of my blouse. You know, small things.

The back, which will be white I'm not facing, that would be silly,
but you should not put it past me.

The cuffs are going to be in the vintage rayon, as well as the collar and back yoke. Change things up a bit. If all goes well I can start construction today, but I might get off my keester and take my serger to the repair shop today.
I think it's time.

4 comments:

  1. amei seu blog, um grande abraço do Brasil!

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  2. This is going to look great. The print on that rayon is stunning and so original. Why can't they make fabric like that nowadays?

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  3. That vintage rayon is so gorgeous!

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