Saturday Special: Butterick 3245

July 26, 2014 at 9:52 am Leave a comment

If patterns could talk, this 1960s shirtdress one would have quite a few tales to tell… The store stamp shows it was originally bought in the David Jones store in Townsville – more than 1300 kilometres away.

It has been used so I wonder whether its previous owner dressed it up in a silky fabric or went for a practical cotton or linen more suitable to the tropical climate. I’d go for the latter – with a great big fabric-covered button and maybe even some top-stitching to emphasise that notched collar.

Butterick 3245 vintage sewing pattern

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