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    Butterick B5719 – Jacket Progress

    Hello all, I hope this post finds you all well, safe and slowly moving into our next phase of this bizarre and unfortunate mess of a year. Although I have been busy every day, I have not been doing much sewing, outside of ensuring that all my family members, friends and neighbours are well equipped with masks for the coming months.  My days of sewing rectangles out of all the quilting fabric I have collected over the years are now over, for the time being.

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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: