Butterick 6485 Sewing Pattern Review

TODAY'S POST FEATURES another garment from a vintage re-issue pattern - Butterick 6485 originally released in 1944. I first discovered Butterick 6485 via a post on Instagram (I think it popped up on my feed via the #1940sfashion, which I follow). I found the style lines attractive, and the fact that the dress is loose … Continue reading Butterick 6485 Sewing Pattern Review

Advertisements

Simplicity 8248 Sewing Pattern Review, Ruffles and Re-Fashioning

TODAY'S POST FEATURES some of my most recent makes - two dresses made from Simplicity 8248, a re-issue of an original pattern from 1937. I also discuss re-purposing or re-fashioning garments. There is nothing like an upcoming vintage event to put a spring in your step, or in my case - the necessary pressure on … Continue reading Simplicity 8248 Sewing Pattern Review, Ruffles and Re-Fashioning