- Spring has arrived and now is a great time to sew up some beautiful blouses. (And dresses!)
- Sleeve variations are everywhere on the fashion runways and we will look at a few just to get you inspired.
- On the right is Michael Kors’ version of the Marie sleeve which was popular in the late 1800s (picture on the left)
|Vogue 9243 Ivory Silk Double Georgette (top) Egyptian Cotton-Swiss Ivory (bottom)|
Vogue 9243 is a spot on version of the Marie sleeves. This style can become your new white blouse for the spring/summer! Make it in Ivory Silk Double Georgette paired with a high-waist pencil skirt for the office or in
Egyptian Cotton - Swiss Ivory (Temporarily Out of Stock) to wear with jeans for the weekend.
Bell Du Jour Sleeves
Gigot Sleeve or Leg-o-Mutton
|(Top Row) Antique White/Metallic Gold Sheer Damask (Bottom Row) Old and Modern Version Vogue 1518|
|(Top Row) Black Stretch Wool Crepe, Polyester Chiffon 60"-Black, Black Guipure Lace|
(Bottom Row) RTW dress, Marfy F3315, Marfy F3411
Cold Shoulder Sleeves
How about using the Ivory/Gold Metallic Stretch Brocade to show off your sewing skills? Make this cold shoulder dress Burda 11/2016 #108C and you will knock them out! Updated leg-o-mutton sleeve with bare shoulders!
This is so exciting to be able to look back over 100 years and see old silhouettes being used in new and modern ways and fabrics! Be sure to check out all of the spring fabrics for this sleeve trend. and have fun sewing these looks.