Aster offers a fashionable twist on the classic button-up blouse. With three different sleeves and two bodice options, you can mix and match features to create your ideal shirt.
Version 1 has short, cuffed sleeves, while version 2 combines long sleeves and a pleated bodice. The delicate flutter sleeves in version 3 provide a feminine, short-sleeved option.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Sizes: 0 - 26
Supplies: All-purpose polyester thread, hand-sewing needle, one yard of 1/4" single fold bias tape, or extra fabric to make bias tape (recommended for lightweight fabrics), fusible interfacing. Sizes 0 - 6: Five 5/8" buttons. Sizes 8 - 26: Six 5/8" buttons. Version 2: Two 3/8" buttons for the cuffs.
Main Fabric: Versions 1 & 2: Cotton poplin, cotton lawn, chambray, dotted swiss, shirting, wool shirting. Version 3: Rayon or silk challis, chiffon, georgette, lightweight voile.