Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Caitlin's New Belcarra Blouse!

I'm always searching for cute top patterns that I can pair with jeans.  When Tasia from Sewaholic released her newest pattern, the Belcarra Blouse, I wasted no time cutting into the pattern! 

Pattern: Belcarra Blouse by Sewaholic
Fabric: 2 1/4 yards voile from Rashida Coleman-Hale's Koi collection
Size Made: 14
Alterations: None

This adorable blouse is super quick to sew up.  There are no darts and no zippers - just a simple pullover top shaped with raglan sleeves.  That's right - raglan sleeves with woven fabrics! I've never sewn raglan sleeves with anything but jersey, so it was fun to try the technique with voile.  

The simple construction of Version A lends itself to using a fun and funky print, like this Scalloped Edge voile designed by Rashida Coleman-Hale.  Version B of this shirt has adorable pintucks on the raglan sleeve, so I might just have to make another Belcarra out of a solid voile.

This will be in heavy rotation this Summer and I can't wait to make more!  If you want to make your own, you might consider following Tasia's sew-along that just started this week.

1 comment:

Julie said...

You are so cute!