Silk Crepe De Chine Tunic Blouse

I just finished this lovely silk crepe de chine tunic blouse in a beautiful shade of blue:

Crepe de chine tunic blouse in colbalt blue

Crepe de chine tunic blouse in colbalt blue

This was not the fastest thing I have sewn, as I took my time making couture seams and hand sewn finishes, even self-fabric covered buttons. This fabric is so lovely to wear, but quite finicky, delicate and slippery to manage and to sew, that I had to take my time for each section of the construction process.

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features center back pleat detail

features center back pleat detail

I used New Look 6374 pattern, view A to make this top:

Pattern cover for New Look 6374

Pattern cover for New Look 6374

I have seen this style of top all over the place in stores, in magazines, on people, so I have gathered up a few images of the look I was going for with this top:

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I look forward to wearing this new silk top, and most likely, I will be making it up again in other colors soon. Exciting!

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6 thoughts on “Silk Crepe De Chine Tunic Blouse

    • Thanks Kristin! You should make it, it is quite nice to wear. I would go down a size, even from the finished measurements on the pattern, as it feels a bit big as I am wearing it right now. Super comfy and nice in silk though, just how “we” like it!

  1. Lovely! I’ve been eyeing this pattern, as well as McCall’s 6510. How much ease in the bust would you recommend for each?

    • Thank you for your comment! I believe this has about 3-4″ of ease around the bust area. I love this top, and hope you get to make it and enjoy as well!

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