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50% off Butterick sewing patterns!

I’m a sucker for a sale, and always wait until I see one to snap up some goodies!

Until the 16th of October Weaverdee is offering 50% off Butterick patterns including new season! 87 more words


The Epitome of Fall Chic

To celebrate the first day of autumn, here’s a vintage Butterick cover from fall, 1935.

The fur-collared cover look is Butterick 6399, “A brief and buttoned jacket, snugly fitted and collared with badger or wolf, plus a skirt worn shorter than the length you’re used to—these make the suit the epitome of fall chic.” 21 more words


Black Lace Top | Butterick B6100

One of the reasons I started this blog was so that I could document my sewing projects while also tracking what I’ve learned along the way. 216 more words


One week, One pattern - as it happened!

Let’s start with the aftermath! A load of hand-washed skirts drying on the line.

Pattern choice: Butterick 5466, a selection of straight skirts.

I have 9 in total. 632 more words



When I came upon this mint gingham at the Stoffenspektakel with my partner in crime, I immediately thought of making it into a matching blouse and skirt. 621 more words


B5030 Wrap Dress

I haven’t found as much time to blog recently as I would have liked. I don’t get hung up about it – despite (or perhaps because of) working as a project manager, I prefer to be fairly unorganised in my own time and don’t like to plan ahead very far. 474 more words


Jean Muir: Butterick Patterns

This summer, after extensive renovations, the National Museum of Scotland opened its new galleries, including a Fashion and Style gallery. Jean Muir’s archive is housed in the museum, so the new gallery returns this important collection of her work to public view. 818 more words