Butterick 6169: DIY Moto Biker Style Jacket in Linton Tweed

Hi Everyone, Squeezing in the final post of the year to share my latest completed make of 2018: a second version of Butterick 6169, this time made in a Linton tweed. You may recall the first version that I made more than 3 years ago (already?!) in a black leather. That version has been such […]

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Butterick 6331: DIY Pale Pink Trousers

Friends, Pink is having a moment in the fashion world apparently, and so I found some cheap pink bengaline online to make a wearable muslin of Butterick 6331 (remember, I made the trench from this pattern a few weeks back?) As ever, full review below, but overall I like these. This trouser pattern is a […]

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Butterick 6331: DIY Short Length Trench Coat

Hey Friends, I firmly believe we all learn so much from our mistakes. Everything we make, whether good or bad, is a valuable learning experience. That’s why I like to document my “failures” as well as my hits. I am not saying this trench is a complete failure…I think it will get worn, and I […]

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