Sometimes, I worry about myself.
Katie used to remind me quite often that it wasn’t the 70’s anymore.
Maybe she was right, perhaps I haven’t moved on.
I’ve always had a thing about off-the-shoulder peasant blouses. I think they are so cool. I think they have summer written all over them. I think they would look great with bell-bottoms. (Oops, did I really say that last thing out loud?)
The beauty is, you can easily make your own super cute off-the-shoulder peasant blouse from any old button-down shirt you may have in under an hour.
All you need is enough 3/4 inch elastic to go around your shoulders and a button-down shirt with a pattern you like to get started.
Click here to see the entire tutorial.
OK, so maybe I didn’t love everything from the 70’s…..
Great tutorial, Beth. I miss the 70’s too….at least the furniture and fashion part 🙂
Very cute! It also reminds me of some of the ’40s styles. Not that I have personal experience with that era! I heard about your fun sewing session last week…..while I was slaving away (having a blast) at work!
I love the print on this top.
LOL, I had those green fuzzy things all over my bathroom AND covering my toilet tank. I cringe to think about it. BTW, LOVE your tutorials and your book. I’ve been trying to refashion some men’s shirts for a while, and just realized how much information there is “out there” to do stuff like this. I’m a plus-sized woman, too, and it’s very hard to find any comfortable cotton clothes. I love using extra large men’s shirts to make other things.
Look, 3 inches! Lol.
Your blouse didn’t even remind me of the 70s, more of the Boho-Chic… definitely pinned if I find one of those floral old lady blouses at the thrift-store, where I often like the pattern but the blouse not so much.
LOVE this. Gonna have to try it. Bell bottoms were in for a hot minute when I was in junior high in… 2000? And I think they’re coming back AGAIN. So, you rock them bell bottoms, lovely! Cuz I think they would look FAB with this top.
I like a lot of stuff from the 70’s but perhaps not the wallpapers and carpets… :p Will save this link for the future, really like peasant blouses too!
It always cracks me up when I’m power-scanning Pinterest and see something cute but forget to pin it, then I come here and it’s yours! 😀 I’m just going to start checking here first!
nice blouse – you are really doing well releasing your inner Hippie; and by the way, I don’t love this Special Kind of furniture, either
I love it! Off to the thrift store tomorrow to find one or two appropriate shirts 😀
hi! looks like you were ahead of the trend that definitely is part of our 2016 Summer Fashion! Thank you for the tutorial! I’m looking forward making this 🙂
ps. How funny – I came across this exact picture of the ’70’s’ bathroom along side some really funky male models in their underwear in boredpanda (I think) couldn’t help but laugh out loud! :)))))