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    Butterick B5719 – Next On The Cutting Table

    Hello all, I’m going to take a little time for some unselfish sewing, which is a rare thing for me.  My daughter will soon be entering the final leg of her Masters program at University (says the shamelessly proud mum) and will be working through a summer internship. She is in the process of building her professional wardrobe, and was interested in the boucle jacket I made recently using Vogue 7975.   Rather than repeat that pattern for her, I have decided to use Butterick 5719 and make both a jacket and a co-ordinating suit skirt. She and I made a trip to our local Fabricland where she chose a boucle…

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    Butterick 6016 – A Feminine Dress Without Fuss

    Hello all, What a glorious summer we have been having here in Southwestern Ontario.  I have spent way more time lazing about in my floaty chair than I have in the sewing room, to be sure! But we have a wedding that we will soon be attending and a new dress is in order.  With temperatures upwards of 30 degrees (that is 85+ for my American friends) I need something that is appropriate for the occasion, while allowing me to keep cool.  B6016 is just the ticket.  Here is the envelope picture and line drawing:

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    Butterick 6180 – Katherine Tilton Maxi Skirt

    Hello all, I’m working on pieces that will pack and travel well as Sgt T. and I will be taking off for a few days of R&R very soon.  One such piece that I just finished is Butterick 6180, a Katherine Tilton pattern for a very cool maxi skirt.  Here are the pictures from the pattern envelope: