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I was busy cutting out Lottie blouses to keep me awake when I had to take the Blog Manager to catch a bus to Rome!


I really like the style as I can’t help but be smart when casual!! So, I have made quite a few now…..you saw the Lawn Lottie on Wednesday 8/4/15 ( and a link to all the previous makes) and today it is ……

The Feathers


I don’t put any interfacing in the bow as the cotton is just right for tying  the bow and making it sit perfectly in the neck.


I had a new cardigan to match and so decided to make it sleeveless. It is also lovely and sunny here in the North East of England! I added my own bias binding edging to the armholes and decided to make them visible on the edge of the sleeve. I hand stitched this down inside.


And styling………


An extra arty shot for you… It reminds me of photos in the 1970s! 


Pattern: Simple Sew Lottie Blouse

Fabric: 1.5m of cotton from  this post from The Knitting and Stitching Show

Wonky Factor: 10/10 as I am loving to wear a Lottie and a cardigan! 

Many thanks as always to my outstanding Blog Manager….and here she is in Rome! 


Amanda 💝