ITS September Spotlight Blog Tour

Welcome to the Itch to Stitch September Spotlight Tour. Each day on the tour bloggers will highlight Itch to Stitch patterns that we think have been overlooked. Twenty four lovely sewists will show you their garments from the Itch To Stitch collection from September 16th through September 20st 2019.
Use the code 919itsblogtour25 for 25% off all the patterns highlighted today – and don’t forget to check out the other stops for their patterns, and more daily codes.
And make sure you enter the Rafflecopter Giveaway – see the end of the post for the details of the giveaway and the generous sponsors.

Although summer is still holding on for a little longer, it’s time to start looking towards fall trends and prepping your closet for the season! Today, I want to share with you two patterns: the Itch to Stitch Zamora Blouse (aff) and Samara (aff). Both of these patterns were a pleasure to sew and come with easy to understand instructions.

The Zamora Blouse

Zamora Blouse Features:

  • A, B, C, D and DD cups for the perfect fit
  • Feminine V neck with a bow tied at the neck
  • Buttoned front
  • Gathered sleeve cap and sleeve cuff
  • Intricate front released tucks
  • Back pleat that adds comfort
  • 3/4 and bracelet sleeve length options
  • Layers feature (print only the sizes you need)

Skill Level: Intermediate+

Sizes: 00 – 20

I sewed my Zamora in a sparkly silver linen by Robert Kaufman. It’s a great blouse for a day in the office. Personally, I consider this style to be feminine and ideal for making an impression on everyone. If you want to wear something elegant and sweet looking, the Zamora Blouse is what you really need. This top comes with ladylike appeal and already features a trendy accessory.

The bust tucks were probably the most time consuming part of the project but wow does it look beautiful. The front and back darts slim and accentuate the waist.

For a fun look you could even half tuck the blouse into your favorite skirt or pants like I did with the Samara. This casual-chic look is waist defining and comfortable.

The Samara

Samara Pants Features:

  • Wide legs that flare from hip down
  • Straight waistband sits on narrowest part of waist
  • Back waist darts for shaping
  • Side invisible zipper closure
  • Layers feature (print only the sizes you need)

Skill Level: Beginner+

Sizes: 00 – 20

I’m in love with a good pair of wide-leg black shorts! When I decided to make the Samaras, I wanted a culottes style so they appeared more like a skirt than shorts. The pattern is designed for full length pants but sometimes changing things up is good. I feel these will prove to be versatile and classic. Heading into fall, I love them paired with Zamora.

I sewed my knee length Samaras in a light weight polyester woven I found at Walmart. I think it’s safe to say flowy, lightweight shorts look great with everything.

Wide-legged and breezy, these pants also offer you ultra comfort with an understated elegant look. The Samara pants are high-waisted and visually lengthen your body like magic. The side invisible zipper is discreet, so it does not interrupt the overall clean look.

Throw on some heels or favorite pair of boots and you’re set!

Please check out the other Bloggers for the ITS September Spotlight Itch to Stitch Blog Tour

September 16th
September 17th
September 18th
September 19th
September 20th

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