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SCRAP BUSTING ROSCOE BLOUSE

October 1, 2020

I love a good scrap busting project, and this Roscoe blouse, sewn up in 3 different leftover cuts of fabric, may be my favorite scrap buster to date.

I grabbed three rayon fabrics, all with the same basic color family, to use for this project. As you can see I did make a couple of hacks to the pattern. I used the peplum hack for the Roscoe that I blogged about here for the bodice.

Flor the sleeves, I lengthened them by about 6 inches, and then added an elastic casing at the wrist for a long sleeve hack. I also cut the sleeve in two so I could use two fabrics instead of one at the sleeve.

I am so happy with how this project turned out. I was not so sure about it half way thru, but in the end it has that perfect boho vibe that I love. Such a great transitional piece for fall.

Each of the three cuts were between 1/2 and 1 yard and I just mixed and matched them. There is no real science to it. If you have more fabrics than three that go well together, you could use more. Can’t wait to make another one soon.

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4 Comments

  • Reply Rebecca Haddow October 1, 2020 at 12:11 PM

    Love this!

  • Reply Sue @ A Colourful Canvas October 1, 2020 at 2:13 PM

    Ooooo…loving this Kelli!

    The Roscoe was my favourite new-to-me pattern this summer!

  • Reply Sharyn Slattery October 1, 2020 at 3:40 PM

    Love it…… Love it…… What is rayon fabric? As u can tell, I’m new to sewing

  • Reply Bonnie Lee October 20, 2020 at 10:15 AM

    Absolutely love this! Takes me back to the 60s…yes I am that old. But still sewing!

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