Sunday, November 22, 2009

Butterick 5260......Fast and Easy

Yes another butterick pattern.... guess I am falling in love with the B patterns..... The pattern says it all Fast and Easy...... but they forgot to add Comfy..... B5260.


Here is my review




The back

The fun part... I love the neck





How I raised the neck by 1"

Fabric: Moderately stretched fabric.

Pattern Description: A-line, pull over tunics A, C or above mid-knee dress.

Pattern Sizing: Lrg- Xlg-XxL... I cut large and reduced it to medium because I didn`t see medium size when I wanted to buy this pattern.

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Absolutely.

Were the instructions easy to follow: Super easy, I glanced through it once and violaaaa...


Pattern Alterations or any design changes you made: As usual, I love my girls to be at their rightful places, so........

I raised the neck by 1"I lengthened the sleeve and bodice by 2"

I removed about 2" at the bust areas because I didn`t want to do the gathering, I just wanted the neck to lie flat on my chest........ Do I love this little alteration? Absolutely

I also graded up from medium to large at the hip


What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?  I love the neck and the A-line style of the pattern... Nothing to dislike at all.


Would you recommend it to others? Yes, but I think this pattern will work nicely with moderately stretched knit


Conclusion: I am loving it..... This is one fast pattern to try if you want to jump start your mojo, instant gratification. It took me less than 3 hour from start to finish, including the alteration, the sewing, the serging and the finishing................super easy

 Till next time, you all have a wonderful week....

Aminat

16 comments:

  1. I love it. It looks great worn over those jeans!!!

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  2. I like it! Looks great on you!

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  3. I made this one too! I'm lovin' your version.

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  4. what a beautiful tunic. this pattern really a good one

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  5. That is a cute tunic - comfy yet stylish.

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  6. That came out very nice. Looks cute with jeans!!!

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  7. That top looks really nice on you. It looks so comfy.

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  8. Thanks for showing how you raised that neckline. Most patters with the "v" neckline are way too low for me. DID YOU ADD EXACTLY 1" ON THE EXTENSION HERE? I have that pattern and have been giving it some thought. I like yours a lot.

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  9. Yes Faye I added exactly 1" right on the lower tip of the neck and graded it slantly up...... I always raise most of the V-neck patterns by 1" for modesty....

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  10. Very nice and nice fit on you. :-)

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