Summer blouses

Written by Camille
July 20 2017 | Inspirations

The Datura blouse is a big hit this summer! These past few months, both the paper and PDF versions have been our best-sellers by far 🙂

It makes sense as it is the perfect top to face the summer heat, with its scooped-out armholes and its relaxed cut that has just enough ease to not stick to the body.

What I like the most about this pattern is its versatility. In a pastel-colored cotton voile, with the peter pan collar or a lace yoke, it looks youthful and romantic. Let me show you a few of my favorites:

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BibouchkaPeneloping Ira Jaymes

But made from a lawn with an abstract black-and-white print, its style is much more geometric, perfect with the triangular cut-outs at the neckline! I especially like these two versions:

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What Katie SewsStokes Croft Stitching

As for me, I recently sewed one from a lovely Cotton+Steel flamingo fabric, without the collar but with gold piping (posted here on Instagram), I love it!

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Don’t hesitate to share your favorite Datura blouse with us! 🙂

3 commentaires

hazel, July 21 2017 Reply

This is a very pretty blouse and really feminine. Have you ladies not noticed that the more modest we are, the more men like it?

Terry, August 3 2017 Reply

Do you know of any tutorials that walk you through how to sew the lining and top shoulders together? I made a muslin, it needed a few alterations and I’ve not gone back to make it again because of not being sure I did it correctly or even if there might be an easier way. Thoughts or suggestions?

    Camille, August 6 2017

    Hi Terry! We haven’t gotten a chance to photograph a tutorial on this point yet, but you can check out this one on the Burdastyle website that explains the same method 🙂

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