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Sewn: Taffy Blouse

Don't even ask me why I am sewing with georgette in the same week that the frosts start! I am just doing what I fancy, although the wool blend skirt might be next on my list!


Pattern: Taffy Blouse featured in Colette Sewing Handbook. I think I have had this book for approximately four years but this is the first thing I have actually sewn from it. I am trying to move out of my sewing comfort zone by experimenting with different fabrics and the fact that this recommends sheer fabric cut on the bias and finished with French seams and bias binding probably ticks all those boxes!


Fabric: I bought two metres of navy double georgette (I'm all up for sheer, but if I'm wearing something to work, I'd rather my colleagues not need to see all the intricacies of my underwear!) and five metres of a beautiful bronze satin acetate bias binding, both from Minerva Crafts. I had a little wait for my order because they didn't have the binding all in one piece, but overall very happy wi…

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