Peasant Blouse With Hardanger

I'm hoping to make a flowing ruffled peasant blouse and replace the single edge cotton eyelet fabric with Hardanger work on a soft and flowing appropriate natural fabric.

What would work best? I can't imagine using 6 yards+ of waste canvas for such a project.

Thanks

(Screenshot is McCalls pattern # M7545. I am not affiliated with McCalls, this is solely to illustrate the project I wish to do)

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Thank you Carol
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Thank you for your suggestions- I'll explore them. 👍🏻

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by: Carol

One of my favourite evenweave fabrics is Jobelin. It drapes well and is quite lightweight. However it is an approx 50/50 mix of natural and man made fibers, so it may not suit your requirements.

Alternatively, I would suggest a fine linen, perhaps a 32 count if you want a delicate piece of work.

The following page may help you...

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Carol

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