Too much of a good thing? Never!

22 Sep

I really love Butterick B5354. I’ve made it countless times: most recently for Maggie; for myself with short sleeves and without; and for my BFF last Christmas. Its just such an easy top that looks great and is terribly comfortable – what more could you want? I could warble on about it all day, but having done so in countless posts already, I wouldn’t want to bore you.

My BFF has been doing a degree, by distance, part-time over the last seven years. That’s commitment.  Today she handed in her dissertation and I am super proud of her. So I decided to send her a package of seven special things, for seven years of rocking the world of science. Among other things, I’ve made her a pair of Rosy Ladyshorts, identical to mine and a new B5354. Cause you can never have too much of a good thing right?

This time I’m making her one out of Birch Organics ‘Bear flight mineral’ which I got from Bizzy and Boo Fabrics on etsy. I am currently going through a phase with Birch Organics – I love it. The weight, the feel, the prints and colors – it is just wonderful. I cant get enough of it.

The print really suited the top I think, and I’m really pleased with out its turned out. I’m loving using the twin need for finishing hems, necklines and sleeves. I think it it makes everything look 10 times better!


9 Responses to “Too much of a good thing? Never!”

  1. navybluethreads September 22, 2015 at 8:20 pm #

    Beautiful fabric 🙂


    • rosemary September 22, 2015 at 8:27 pm #

      Isn’t it just? I’m going to have to get myself some!

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Kathryn September 22, 2015 at 9:46 pm #

    Ooh such lovely fabric, and what a lucky friend! The tucks on the front of this look so nice & crisp!


    • rosemary September 22, 2015 at 10:59 pm #

      Thanks Kathryn. Im really pleased with how it turned out.


  3. Amy-June September 23, 2015 at 9:03 am #

    Oh this is beautiful !! The fabric is a real star!! Now I want one! I’m going to add this pattern to my list … It seems right up my street …


    • rosemary September 23, 2015 at 10:03 am #

      Thanks Amy-June! I can’t stress how much I love this pattern – though if you do make it, you should note that the sizes are a little on the big side, so I’d suggest going for a size smaller.



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