Rae made this blousy version of the Tabula Rasa Jacket for her daughter Sarah. They had purchased the silk twill and matching ribbons in New York City with the goal of making a skirt, but the blouse seemed more fun once the serious design work got started. The top is made with the Tabula Rasa Jacket pattern and has a faux shawl collar from the Band Variations downloadable pattern and the Summer Sleeves, lengthened with Lantern Cuffs found in the Sleeve and Cuff downloadable pattern. The collar and the cuffs were piped with the piquot ribbon as trim. The drapey fabric had to be supported in the cuffs and collar with Envy Silk Interfacing. The final flourish is the sashed belt. Download the belt pattern and directions for free. They were a holiday gift several years ago and we hope you enjoy them.