PROJECT #10: Pattern Free Blouse

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Material:1.) 2 yards of fabric
2.) Trim (optional) for hem ie. lace, bias binding tape.

Duration: Approximately 3+ hours
Sewing Level: Beginner

1. Cut fabric (see dimension above) and layer on top of each other for front and back with grain line in same direction.
2. Mark in chalk (see blue line above). you will need to add seam allowance. If not, the blue/hem lines can be finished by sewing trim onto it or kept raw edge as seen in the 3 samples made.
3. The red dotted lines show the only areas you will need to actually sew the fabric together. Make sure to sew the shoulder seams first then fold fabric over then stitch the side seams together!

See spec below for a size Medium. Add or subtract from width and length for smaller or bigger size.

A. Shoulder Slope= 8 1/2"
B.  Neck Opening= 11"
C. Shoulder Width= 1 3/4"
D. Armhole Depth= 12 1/2"
E. Chest Width= 20 1/4"
F. Sweep Width= 20 3/4"
G. Shirt Tail Height= 3/4"

See earlier postings of the 3 styles as examples. Be Creative! Good Luck!!


  1. love it and making one for my self

  2. I can't wait to try this! I love clothing that does not look the "norm."

    Great opportunity to be creative as well. Thanks!

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