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Topic: butterick pattern 4954- EARLY 20TH CENTURY COSTUME  (Read 3481 times)
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« on: May 30, 2007 07:41:54 PM »

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This is a fabulous pattern! Very easy to sew for intermediate level. you need to be comfortable with button holes and be willing to try a pleated back end (literally)
I made the lining of the jacket out of the same material as the skirt.

I found that this pattern of course runs large so go a size smaller than what your measurements are and then you will need to take in the waist if yours runs a normal size.  I should have taken in mine but i didnt' know any better at the time. I actually ended up making two jackets and one is too large. I may sell it.

Over all the jacket only takes about 4 hours to sew lining and all and the skirt about 30 -45 minutes 
Also the skirt top half can double as a wonderful pencil skirt  I'm making one right now and i'm going to add some fun fringe at the bottom. Smiley

Any questions let me know!

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« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2007 07:45:21 PM »

Wow. Looks lovely!
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« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2007 09:38:39 PM »

Zowie!  That is an amazing outfit!  I envy your sewing skills.
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« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2007 09:56:26 PM »

It turned out gorgeous!
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« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2007 09:47:35 PM »

Wow!  I'm in love with that pattern!
Your dress turned out fantastic Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2007 09:58:38 PM »

wow it looks really well done!  (and pretty)  i really like the jacket.  i always wish i had places to wear costumes so i could sew them.
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