Tag: Butterick

  • Hello (Kitty) Summertime Nostalgia

    Hello (Kitty) Summertime Nostalgia

    The days have been short and cold and rainy lately. Even more than the cold, which I dread, I hate how dark everything seems in the midst of winter. I think I could more cheerfully put up with daily rain if it could somehow be both rainy and bright outside, or at least be light…

  • Vintage Butterick 5455: That 1970’s Pink Noir Jacket

    Vintage Butterick 5455: That 1970’s Pink Noir Jacket

    It’s only about 100 degrees here, so my brain thought, “Hey, I should post about that spring coat I made.” It makes no sense season-wise, but I have the feeling that the longer I put off writing about this coat, the less likely I’ll post about it at all.┬áThese photos are back to the kids…

  • The Cameo Lover Dress

    This dress is so much fun. I wanted it for myself, but since I don’t have many occasions to appear in a hipster music video, I made it up for Guinevere instead. I can’t take much credit for the design of this dress. It was inspired by a dress worn by singer Kimbra in her…

  • Butterick 4967: A Four Generation Dress

    I have to start this post by giving credit to both my Mom (an example of her work here) and my Grandma (my Mom’s mom; the one who made this dress). Without these women in my life, this new dress would not be. Not just for the obvious reason (if your parents never had kids,…

  • April Challis Chalet: Stash-Busting in Vibrant Color

    As of the beginning of April, Pete and I have been married for 10 years. As exciting an anniversary milestone as that is, busy schedules threatened to interfere with a proper celebration of it. Over the past weekend, we finally managed to have a properly romantic getaway, leaving responsibilities at home properly delegated out to…