Butterick

Going back for two more – Butterick 6178

I originally professed my deep and abiding affection for Butterick 6178 in this post and then I promptly went and made two more pairs. As I mentioned back then, I went a little colour cray-cray on a second pink pair….

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Erdem Margot Red Lace inspired formal dress

Here she is. Looking lovely and oh so grown up! For Gabby’s formal dress our style and colour inspiration came after seeing the beautiful Erdem Margot red lace dress on Pinterest. Soon after, we received a delivery of this stunning red chantilly French…

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School Formal Dress Toile #2

Here’s the next stage of Gabby’s formal dress in the making! After sewing this first toile in calico and fitting it onto the body, I then made the style and fit changes to the original pattern. I eliminated the deep dart at…

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School Formal Dress Toile #1

Today I started working on the toile for my daughter’s school formal dress.  I’m using a Butterick pattern for the base with some slight changes. It’s looking good so far, just need to make the necessary fit adjustments to the…

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Pattern Review – Butterick 5559

Yvette emailed us last month looking for a ponti knit fabric to make up dress pattern Butterick 5559. This pattern is only suitable for † Moderate Stretch Knits Only and ponti knit was suggested on the pattern envelope. What is…

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Pattern Review – Vintage Butterick 4873

I discovered this gem of a pattern whilst browsing through Lisa’s extensive collection of vintage patterns, a couple of month’s ago. I knew instinctively that this 70’s pattern Butterick 4873 was for me and going to be perfect made up…

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