Shapely Blouse PDF
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The sad news is that Kathleen's book, "PERFECT plus" is now out of print and no longer available. The good news is that, you can now get the patterns individually as pdf files which you can print and assemble yourself. Each pattern comes with instructions and all related information from the book.
The Shapely Blouse has a slightly rounded v-neck, soft fitting through the torso, button-front closure and a shaped hem. There are PLENTY of style options in this pattern. You can make the Shapely Blouse with cap or long two-piece sleeves. For the neckline, you can leave it simply faced or have a rounded collar or a pointed collar.
Bonus styling instructions show you how to upscale this simple blouse with added piping, covered buttons and fast, fake cuffs.
Suggested fabrics: Light to medium-weight fabrics in wovens or stable knits. Rayon, silk, cotton, linen, wool and blends in jersey, ponte, crepe, poplin and lawn are all good choices for this blouse.
Included Sizes: 14-24