Category Archives: Rita Blouse

Sewing the Rita Blouse in a Knit Fabric

I originally designed the Rita Blouse pattern for woven fabrics, with a side zipper to get a fitted look in the midriff. But I’ve had lots of questions about sewing this design in a knit, since it would make such a comfy t-shirt style top with a vintage twist. You can’t always adapt woven patterns […]

Rita Blouse Sew-Along: The Hem!

Final post, everyone! All that’s left at this point is the hem. Just like you did for the casings, you’re going to guide stitch around the hem using a 1/4″ seam allowance, stitching through just a single layer. Next, turn up the hem along the guide stitching so that the stitching is just turned to […]