How to Make a Tuxedo Blouse

Monday, February 20, 2012

Materials needed: 
1/4 yard lace
1 spool grosgrain ribbon
Six buttons
Because the ribbon is heavier than the lace, it will curl like this until you flatten it out.  Notice, I also attached another length of lace beneath the two gathered layers, but I cut it about an inch wider so it would peek out from under the top layers, letting the black ribbon pop against the white.
You could skip this step, but I thought it looked cool to have the bottom come together.
Way less boring, no?

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  1. I LOVE this, thanks for the tutorial.

  2. I need to learn how to sew! This blouse is too cute:D New to your blog and would like to invite you to share your creative post with my readers on Wednesdays by linking up your personal style.

    Enjoy your day,

  3. Super cute! I definitely will have to make this. Thank you for the tutorial :)

    Stopping by from Creative Me to check out your project & your blog!

  4. I love this! Way cute!

  5. SUPER cute! LOVE this! New to sewing, think I can do this ;)

    Come share at my link party! {it's open through tonight, and again on Friday}

  6. This is a gorgeous top! I would love for you to share this with my readers on my Blog Stalking Thursday Link Party.

  7. I love it! It's definitely more fun than just plain black.:)

  8. SO cute! I love it! The details are just right! I pinned this so hopefully I'll make it!

  9. This looks amazing! lOve how much you changed a simple black top into a fancy cute blouse! Thanks so much for sharing with the Pink Hippo Party.. can't wait to see what you share next!

  10. You are so fabulous! Love this, and will now be on the look out for a blouse to do this with. Where did you find the plain black blouse?

  11. LOVE, LOVE this blouse!!!!! I would love it if you linked up at my party going on now! (It's my very first one!!)


  12. Beautiful! Nice job!

    Jewelry tutorials,

  13. Super cute top and great tutorial!


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