Monday, November 3, 2008

Build-A-Blouse

This was a long time in the making, but it's been so busy with rehearsals and previews. I now only have one item left in my mini wardrobe and hopefully that will be faster (although I doubt that very much since I don't have a clear image in my head of the Big Bird skirt yet.)
As usual, I took these photos with a self timer, so you can't really see the beads sparkle as they do in real life- you know I adore sparkle right :)) Anyway, I'm happy with this blouse, and it goes great with black pants as well. 


The word Habili is Latin and means (according to one website): clothe, clothing, that which may be easily handled, suitable, fit, proper.


Blouse assembly:

Centered tucks:
Making folds on centered tucks:

16 comments:

  1. Oooh, that's really beautiful! Wonderful job :)

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  2. What a marvelous blouse!
    Daisy

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  3. The blouse is so stunning! I love the whole outfit--even down to the shoes!

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  4. Impressive, it's wonderful with the skirt and I love all the details. You're so original.
    Considering all the special things that you did to make this blouse, I don't think it took you too long, when you have all these other obligations too.

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  5. How gorgeous is that? Everything you make is stunning :))

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  6. Wow, this is a work of art. I'm speechless. Bravo!!!

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  7. I'm in awe! Your handiwork - your artwork! - is amazing! Not to mention drop-dead gorgeous... ;)

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  8. It really is a work of art! Marvelous details and unique manipulation of fabric. Truly an item to cherish.

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  9. You are truly a couturier, mon amie! Spectacular blouson.

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  10. That is gorgeous - well it's more than gorgeous, but I can't think of a better word to use. You're incredible!!!

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  11. Just gorgeous! and as usual, fabulous detail.

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  12. I love the tuck manipulation and beading. Your work is inspiring.

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  13. Again, I think this is wonderful. I'm still struggling to get simple things done. I just never seem to have the time to sew when I want to.

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  14. Your blouse is very unique and original. I love the mix of fabric manipulation techniques, fabric and lace. Just wonderful!

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