Sewing Pattern Review: Butterick B5708

It's time for another pattern review and this time we are looking at our first vintage reproduction pattern. Butterick B5708 is a notoriously interesting pattern despite it seeming relatively simple. Originally released in 1953, it has been reprinted for Butterick as part of their vintage pattern revival. This dress has a close-fitting, bias, self-lined bodice/midriff, … Continue reading Sewing Pattern Review: Butterick B5708

Sarsparilly Yellow Submarine Collection Review – Part One

We all live in a yellow submarine, a yellow submarine, A YELLOW SUBMARINE! https://www.instagram.com/reel/CcNdkkpBiRS/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y= There's something special that happens when Sarsparilly collaborates with licensed companies; we've already been spoilt by a Peanuts, Care Bears and Pusheen and now, Sarsparilly has done it again. It has to be something really exciting for me to squeal with … Continue reading Sarsparilly Yellow Submarine Collection Review – Part One

Gertie’s Butterick to Simplicity Pattern Number Guide

For those of us in the vintage sewing community, we all know who Gertie is. She's an incredible pattern and fabric designer with a flair for vintage styles and just a genuinely lovely person. Starting from her well-known blog, she has a successful youtube channel, a popular Patreon with monthly pattern releases, has collaborated with … Continue reading Gertie’s Butterick to Simplicity Pattern Number Guide