by April Henry
I would have to say that this outfit is probably one of my favorites. It's more casual in the detailing, but the hand on these two fabrics is so soft and the blouse is just sweet, wouldn't you say? The print is small and feminine and just plain sweet.
Fabrics used: Baby Nay floral stretch corduroy for the blouse and designer sueded twill for the pants.
Buttons are vertical on the blouse except for the top one which is horizontal, allowing more ease around the collar when buttoned all the way up.
Going out of my comfort zone for pattern altering, I didn't want to do any more drafting or melding than absolutely necessary - thus, the ruffly cuff. I initially tried to use elastic thread in the bobbin case but the fabric is exceptionally stretchy so I opted for the traditional elastic casing.