For the final version of my Multiple Personality Project (a.k.a. Pattern Review's One Pattern Many Looks Contest) I tried a colour-blocked shirt. I am not a great fan of colour blocking, so I considered two not-too-contrasting colours. To add interest I wanted to applique a few flourishes on one of the front pieces. Initially I … Continue reading Butterick 6325: Arty Crafty Spirit Animal Shirt
I am really going to have to prove this is created from just the pattern pieces of B6325! The fabric has a silver metallic thread woven into the stripes, which begged to be paired with an exposed metal zipper. The one I had was 80cm long – so it had to be shortened. I … Continue reading Butterick 6325: Date Night!
"Oh Mamma Mia Mamma Mia let me go! Magnifico! Oh!" Okay, I am getting a bit carried away! But if it does not look much like the pic on the pattern envelope, here's why: This top is sleeveless simply because I did not have enough fabric for sleeves. I also knowingly pretended that I … Continue reading Butterick 6325: Composing a Bohemian Rhapsody
View A accidentally lengthened to view B: ....and then kind-of-shortened to somewhere in between... *sigh*....I should just have left well-enough alone! I can not resist the Pattern Review challenges. This was my first make in the "One Pattern Many Looks" Contest Challenge. (I prefer to view it as a personal challenge, not a contest...) … Continue reading Butterick 6325: The French Version