Tag: Butterick 5748

  • Chambray Butterick 5748

    Chambray Butterick 5748

    At the beginning of Me Made May, I said I wanted to make an office-friendly dress to wear to my part-time job. In the month of May, I didn’t get very far past cutting out the pieces, but I finally got it sewn up in June. Overall, I’m really happy with it. The fit is […]

  • A Striped Butterick 5748

    A Striped Butterick 5748

    I finished my dress over the weekend and naturally had to wear it first thing on Monday. It turned out pretty great! I cut out a size 12 this time, and I used a narrower seam allowance to get something halfway in between a 12 and a 14. It’s much closer to my ideal fit […]

  • Sewing for a Knitting Pattern

    Sewing for a Knitting Pattern

    Despite finishing the sweater ages ago and having it totally tech edited, I kept procrastinating on taking the pattern photos for my blue cardigan with lace panels. I have a handful of dresses that I could wear with it, but none of them shouted “spring” like I wanted them to. I spent a long time […]

  • Strawberry Print Butterick 5748

    The first of the Vintage Pledge sewing projects I have planned is done! It’s Butterick 5748, a 1960s reprint, in a strawberry print cotton from my stash. I’m really pleased with it for the most part, and I think it’s the best dress I’ve sewn so far. It also goes really well with a bunch […]

  • Vintage Pledge Project #1

    After finishing my circle skirt, I was feeling very confident and enthusiastic about my sewing, so I decided to join A Stitching Odyssey’s Vintage Pledge. This year I’m going to try to sew at least two of my vintage and vintage reproduction sewing patterns. It’s a small number, but as you probably have noticed, I […]