First up, an out-of-print pattern, Butterick 5852
Pattern Description: Fitted, lined dress has bias neck
binding, yoke, seam detail, and back zipper.|
Pattern Sizing: (6-8-10-12-14), (14-16-18-20-22) I made a Size 10.
Did it look like the pattern photo/drawing on the pattern envelope? Yes, it did.
Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes, the instructions were easy to follow.
Why did you choose this pattern? I was drawn to the color-blocking as well as the asymmetrical design.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? I have no dislikes. I really like the pattern
Fabric used? Butterick recommended Crepes, Jacquards, Faille, and Stable Knits. I used two shades of blue, polyester crepe from G Street Fabrics. The lining fabric was from my stash.
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made. I didn't make any changes to the pattern. I made View B sleeveless.
Which sewing machines did you use? I used the sewing machine for construction and a serger on the hem. I did the opposite the lining. I serged the lining and sewed the hem on the machine.
Would you recommend it to others? Yes, I highly recommend this pattern.
Conclusion: Spring is just around the corner and I’ll be ready!