The Takara blouse is a wardrobe staple. Featuring asymmetrical pleats on the front neckline, back shoulder darts and optional side vents this pattern exudes stylish simplicity. A quick make in crisp woven fabrics, alternatively challenge yourself with a silk fabric and the addition of french seams. 

Aneka Truman owner of Made To Sew runs sewing classes and workshops in Somerset, Oxfordshire and online. With a background in the fashion industry Aneka is passionate about teaching professional dressmaking techniques and designing modern, sophisticated patterns. Check out the Made To Sew YouTube channel for an array of free ‘how to’ tutorials as well as videos that specifically relate to Sewing World projects. 










The full article is in the January 2017 issue of Sewing World magazine