amy butler

I found some of the Amy Butler ‘Soul Blossoms’ challis on clearance at my local fabric shop for $5.00 a yard – it’s been on my Pinterest board for months so of course I snapped it up. We are going on vacation to the Florida Gulf Coast next week, so I thought this would make [...]

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As promised, here is my second new dress in as many weeks! I started with McCalls 5808, dated 1961, and a gloriously retro-looking Amy Butler print. I love peonies – and they are the state flower here in Indiana! The construction of the dress, while simple, was pretty interesting – the bodice is faced, the yoke [...]

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We’ve been going through some tough times in my family lately. I needed a bright cheerful dress that I could sew from my stash. Dresses make everything better, don’t they? The fabric is an Amy Butler print (I can’t remember which line) that just struck me as being soooo cheerful. I love that the newer [...]

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