Tag Archives: Butterick

Butterick 8587 again

I’ve always really liked this pattern and planned to revisit it. I love early 1960s styles with slim pencil skirts, plus this pattern has pretty awesome patch pockets. I don’t really wear my first version as it doesn’t fit all that well and it’s pretty bold. As much as I love colour, I sometimes feel […]

Adventures in wool jersey – Butterick 3212

What with the sudden onset of late autumn/winter here in the UK, my mind turns to warmth. And wool. I love wool, it’s my favorite fabric to wear. I scored some Jean MuirĀ black wool jersey online a while back. It was heavier and thicker than I had thought, but still very warm and very wearable. […]

Butterick 8587 or my inability to use WordPress

This was originally my first post, and I deleted it. I am still trying to get my head aroundĀ using wordpress, so it was a genuine mistake, but highlights my inability to adapt to new technology. I figured I should reintroduce this dress, as without it, my blog looks sad and lonely. I can sew, honest! […]