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1930s Butterick jacket 5542

Showing off the red contrast flat piping. The skirt is a contemporary McCalls pattern with a faced waist.
I would like to try the sleeveless version sometime in a linen for summer smart casual-style dressing.
I underlined the main pieces with silk organdy to reduce wrinkling in this linen.
I made bound buttonholes, but positioned the top one a little above the roll line. Ill know better next time.
I inserted flat piping into the facing-lining seam.
Showing off the red contrast flat piping. The skirt is a contemporary McCalls pattern with a faced waist.

Showing off the red contrast flat piping. The skirt is a contemporary McCall's pattern with a faced waist.

Photo: Cynthia DeGrand

I found the perfect cross-dyed blue and white linen to go with Art Deco-era buttons I found in an antique shop in Edinburgh, Scotland. I paired them in an Art Deco-era jacket, Butterick 5542.  I described the construction of this jacket in my blog, Getting Things Sewn. See http://gettingthingssewn.com/project-butterick-5542-1930s-jacket-part-8/

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