Not sure what my hair thinks it is doing today, but it's not good. :)
The fabric I used was a poly crepe-backed satin from Joann's, and I used the crepe side as my right side. It was easy to work with, and surprisingly took a press well for a poly. This is not a fabric for someone who is in their hot-flash phase of life though, as it doesn't breathe well. But since I am a freeze-baby who is always
I like this blouse, but I don't think this pattern is for me. The fit is off, I think I could have gone up a size, and I am not sure what the deal was with the ties. They are much shorter than they show on the pattern envelope. Maybe I cut them out wrong? In the picture above, I only have them single tied. If I do a knot, the short ties stick straight out and look funny. I guess my options are to lengthen the ties, or wear them as is and hope there will be no wardrobe malfunction and they don't come untied.
I do like how the band wraps around the back:
Up next, I have two very different projects almost completed: a lace top and a small quilt.