I too have had the same problem with Butterick.
I am not the brightest bulb on the tree, but I can
make historicly acurate garments from looking at CDV
pictures, line drawings, and fashion plates a heck of
alot easier than I can when using any form of the
Maybe we should go to Butterick and offer to show them
what is going wrong so they make it right for us...
--- peggy salvail <psalvail@...
> Good to know it's not me that 's off ha ha ha have a
> good day "Sal"
> --- Siebel San <siebelsan@...> wrote:
> > Out of all the butterick patterns I've used, not
> > ever
> > fit together right. The pattern pieces are just
> > 'off'.
> > They won't go together right...
> > -Jessie
> > > Hey dear my suggestion to you is not to buy
> > Butterrick
> > > Patterns they are notirious for unintelegble
> > > directions. They take the simplest thing and
> > > complicate it with extra seams or tucks ect, or
> > they
> > > don't give enough directions. Even I have
> > > sometimes and I have been sewing for 30 years.
> > best
> > > to stick with McCalls or Simplicity if you are a
> > > fairly new seamstress. HA ha ha I only look at
> > > directions if I can't figure it out anyway, not
> > > smart sometimes but I get buy. Take care "Sal"
> > >
> > >
> > > --- Angelica Harmon <aharmon1@...>
> > > > Many thanks to everyone who has replied on or
> > off
> > > > list to my pleading. I've
> > > > been a part of this group for awhile now, and
> > > > tonight makes me remember why.
> > > > You're all really wonderful, and a great help.
> > > >
> > > > As for the dress...it won't be done in time
> > > > tomorrow, but I will have it
> > > > done for next month, when I can wear it again.
> > The
> > > > good thing is, when I
> > > > finally get it done, I can sew all the easy
> > patterns
> > > > without a problem. Next
> > > > stop, Elizabethan gowns! Joking...maybe 5
> > from
> > > > now. ;o) After my brain
> > > > reforms from the stress of this project.
> > > >
> > > > Again, all my thanks and love go out to you
> > > >
> > > > Angelica
> > > >
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