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Date: 3/20/14 7:07 PM

I have been sticking to a fabric fast for a long time....long, long time.
I saw this fabric and I LOVE it. THIS

Can anyone recommend a blouse pattern for this fabric? Thank you! (Lynn Rowe you have a knack for this)

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Date: 3/20/14 11:56 PM

what a fun fabric!!

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Date: 3/21/14 0:35 AM

Oooh I would love a Matilde Blouse (Tilly and the Buttons) in that fabric...or any retro pattern. I get a contemporary but retro vibe from that print :0) have fun!
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Date: 3/21/14 7:09 AM

You might email Anne of Apple Annie… She is very helpful and very smart when it comes to matching fabric to pattern. When I lived in RI, her store was a frequent stop. It is a very interesting fabric and she will probably have a suggestion.

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Date: 3/21/14 10:23 AM

I'd think you'd want a fairly simply pattern so that the focus is on the fabric. Anything fussy and the fabric design is going to overwhelm it.

Something like Burda 11/2013 #103A (it's available as a download).

edited to add - or my favorite blouse I've made lately,
Burda 09/2012 #118 also available as a download
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Date: 3/21/14 12:09 PM

Perhaps a simple shell or woven tank? Sorbetto comes to mind.....perhaps not exciting to sew, but you want the fabric to be the star here.

Sorbetto
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Date: 3/22/14 10:43 AM

Ooh I like that second Burda that Pinkytoo posted. That would look so current!

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