Doing the Rachael! I copied the pattern from a blouse I loved , but had worn to death. I should do a close up of the buttons, because I stacked the wee red vintage ones on top of larger pale green- Coke bottle green- buttons. The fabric was already embroidered.
It was really difficult to work with black. I’ve never had good vision, but this was tough. Maybe age. Time to get new specs, I guess.
Yes, the picture shows my large self. I’m going to try and live with that. It’s actually very flattering, in person, but nothing is flattering enough to make me look skinny.