Sew pattern- The Alice Dress/Top. Nicely placed gathers.

Alice Dress / Top Pattern - Patterns - Tessuti Fabrics - Online Fabric Store - Cotton, Linen, Silk, Bridal & more m

Flared top, a pattern variation - by Novita Estiti (from 'The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook')

The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook Variation Designers: Novita Estiti

Flared top, a pattern variation - by Novita Estiti (from 'The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook')

Linen blouse on Etsy. Nice details.

Nature/women blouse/top/loose/custom made/linen

Sewing inspiration. Gathered raglan sleeve and pintucks.

Raphael -gray chambray shirt from Japanese on-line retailer, "Envelope" - underarm part of raglan sleeve is elasticized. Love the cap sleeve detail

dress E, sleeveless, via Flickr. Made using a Japanese sewing pattern.

From the Stylish Dress Book. (Japanese pattern book) Patterns run large, but short. (from an American perspective)

pleats at back neck

The pleats on the back here serve both a functional and a decorative purpose. Such an interesting way to add design detail to the garment.

I'd like to make a few tops in this style, love the pintucks and the 3/5 sleeves

possibly use a men's shirt, buttons in the back, collar & cuffs cut off. Sometimes thrift shirts are worn or stained on the cuffs and collars.

Market dress with short sleeves

market pattern - sew lisette Simplicity pattern - Like the fabric on sleeve bands and neck placket

Pure Linen Natural Blouse for Woman. $39.00, via Etsy.

Linen Blouse Fashionable/ Flax Blouse With Frill Sleeves/ Linen Blouse Elegant/ Linen Blouse 3/4 Sleeves/ Linen Top With Back Fastening

[Envelope Online Shop] Vanna Lisette tops

[Envelope Online Shop] Vanna Lisette - beautiful but ridiculously expensive Japanese mail order website

Bodkin : silk tulip top. I have a pattern for this but never thought of muted linen.

BODKIN / SILK TULIP TOP pretend this is machine washable. Now imagine it with a high waisted skirt or a boyfriend jean and camisole.