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BurdaStyle Off-The-Shoulder Blouse 05/2018 #110 in a Floral Rayon Print

I showed you the Burda Off-The-Shoulder Blouse, 05/2018 #110 while I was in the process of sewing it up, and here is the final version! I used a tropical print rayon challis that I found locally at SR Harris. I went back to purchase more fabric as I wanted to make matching pants to wear with this top (for a faux jumpsuit look). However there was less than two yards left on the bolt so I scrapped that idea! Per my usual pattern alterations, I did a full bust adjustment (FBA) to this pattern before cutting it out. I also went up one size due to the close-fit of the blouse. This is a wrap blouse that closes with snaps.  I was hesitant about that, but decided to follow the pattern as designed.  You'll see that even with me going up one size and adding the FBA, the snaps pull.  I'm going to replace the snaps with buttons and see if that helps, as right now I'm afraid a snap will unsnap when I'm wearing the blouse. I think if I would have used a woven with som