Ngaio Blouse {Or, I Got to Test a Pattern!}

It’s always been a dream of mine to test a pattern.

And last spring Leimomi of The Dreamstress offered the chance for my dream to come true.

I got to test the Ngaio Blouse!


I had so much fun doing it! And the blouse turned out so well!


I made one out of checkered cotton…


And another out of sateen!

I used a test pattern for these and there’s a newer version published, but I was super impressed with the fit. One of my favorite things about this pattern is that it comes with different cup sizes (I used the “Large Bust” pattern pieces) which makes it really easy to fit to my body.

I wear these all the time and can’t recommend this pattern enough!