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Also introducing the Belcarra Blouse!

Many of you noticed the pullover blouse in yesterday’s post about the Gabriola Skirt. I’m excited to announce that it’s coming soon as a pattern, the Belcarra Blouse! I designed this simple top specifically for the Gabriola Skirt. I wanted to be able to answer the question: what top do you wear with a maxi […]

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Mika’s Alma Blouse

More Alma Blouse ideas for your Monday morning! There are so many great versions of this blouse out there. For View B, you don’t have to make the collar in contrast fabric. Mika from Savory Stitches used the same fabric for the collar and the body, and it looks fantastic! Click here to check out […]

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Marie’s Alma Blouse

Marie from the blog A Sewing Odyssey has a thing for collars, so it worked out well to have her pattern-test the Alma Blouse! Yes, that’s a swiss dot on the collar! What a great idea. I always think of solid contrasts in flat, plain fabric but there’s no reason why you can’t pick something […]

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Debbie’s Alma Blouse

Want to see more Alma Blouse projects, especially the long-sleeved version? You got it! Debbie who blogs at Sew I Think I Can Sew picked View C for her pattern testing blouse. What I like about Debbie’s blouse was her fabric choice. It’s the sort of fabric that says ‘summer dress’ to me, but I […]

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Bird and Flower Alma Blouse

Last week I demonstrated a few tips for sewing the Alma Blouse. Today, I’m showing off the finished blouse! Will the facings be visible through the sheer fabric, once the blouse is worn? We’ll see! A little, yes. You can still see the facings through the semi-sheer fabric. If you’re making this blouse in a […]

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Lauren’s Alma Blouse

Lauren’s version of the Alma Blouse is playful and fun! In contrast to Karen’s vibrant and sophisticated print, Lauren picked a small-scale plaid and trimmed her blouse in rick rack for a splash of colour. Same pattern as Karen’s, even the same version of the blouse (View A), and yet it’s a completely different look! […]

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Karen’s Alma Blouse

I am so, so excited to show off the Alma Blouses made by pattern testers! This is one of those patterns that’s easy to customize so your blouse is perfect for you. Make it dressy, make it casual, it’s up to you! Karen from Did You Make That? made an Alma blouse that’s absolutely perfect […]

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