Butterick: Summer 2014
Start your summer with the coolest, but also the hottest, fashions from Butterick's Summer 2014 pattern collection!
FAST AND EASY PANTS AND SHORTS
These quick and easy-to-make long pants or shorts from Butterick B6061 would be great to take on a tropical vacation or just to wear around the house.
The pattern includes semi-fitted shorts and tapered pants that sit below the waist with a bias, front-button contour waistband, belt carriers, side-front pockets, a mock-fly zipper, and stitched hems.
Suggested fabrics are light- to medium-weight woven fabrics such as twill, poplin, linen, or denim. Notions needed are a 7-inch zipper, one 5/8-inch button, and a 1-inch contour belt.
Throw yourself back to the retro era with this new pattern from Butterick, B6055. This circle-skirt dress is perfect for a picnic in the shade on a hot, sunny day.
The pattern includes a collared pullover dress using optional shoulder pads. The dress has a fitted bodice, pockets with ties, a side zipper, and a self belt.
Suggested fabrics are light-weight, woven fabrics such as linen, taffeta, pique, or brocade. Notions needed include a 12-inch zipper, a 1-inch buckle without a prong, and optional 1/2-inch covered raglan shoulder pads.