Magali's sewing spotlight

January 04, 2018

Magali's Reinterpretation of Anouk

If you're feeling lazy, Magali has a pretty good solution for Anouk. Her reinterpretation of this blouse is pretty adorable! Read on, and she'll tell you how she did it.
And just to show that she is anything but lazy, she has also created a second version with all the details intact. She's a sewing MACHINE!
Magali's Anouk dress
Magali's reinterpreted version of Anouk
Magali's version of Anouk - back view
Magali's version of Anouk - detail shot
Magali's version of Anouk


How long have you been sewing, and how would you describe your sewing level?

I've been sewing for two years, and I think my level is intermediate.

What type of fabric did you use for this creation?

I used cotton voile and Swiss dot cotton. The voile provides the perfect drape for the blouse.

Did you make any personal adjustments to the pattern to make it your own?

For the second version, I cut the yoke into a single piece. I also cut one piece for the front shell, and removed the pleats on the front and back. It's a lazy version!

Where do you wear this piece?

I wear this blouse with jeans or shorts, and I wear it a lot at work (I am a teacher, and the blouse is very comfortable to work in, especially with little ones)

You can read Magali's post on these creations on her blog. Thanks for sharing your versions of Anouk, Magali!




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