1960s Vintage Sewing Pattern B38 DRESS & JACKET (1806) BUTTERICK 2181 – As seen on TV SEWING BEE


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~ Circa/Date:  EARLY 1960s

~ Details:     DRESS and JACKET (As seen, used and demonstrated on the popular TV show called “Sewing Bee”, Series 4, Episode 5)

~ Size/Measurements (Inches):    Size: 18     BUST: 38″    Waist: 30″     Hip: 40″


~ Picture Information – A lady called Debi very kindly allowed us to include the lovely picture of the dress she made from this pattern. She makes many vintage inspired garments from Vintage Sewing Patterns. She states, I used a silky tweed boucle     fabric. It took 8 hours to make–but because my fabric was a looser weave, I decided to underline all the bodice pattern pieces as well to ensure that it wouldn’t stretch out. The total cost was around £20. I didn’t end up making the jacket though I might go back and make it now…I just fell in love with the dress. I definitely want to make it up in other fabrics as well and with the jacket too! Debi has the most wonderful blog, full of beautiful vintage inspired garments she has made, they are so inspirational for any vintage lover of vintage dressmaking, check it out:


~ Please Note: ~ You are buying a ‘Professional Digitally Reproduced’ copy of this sewing pattern. Copied from the original sewing pattern. Produced in Full Scale Pattern Pieces ready to cut with full instructions included. Reproduced on high quality 50 gm paper with black ink, durable and easier for reuse.

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~ With this product comes an accompanying ‘Booklet’ and inside the Booklet it includes:

~ A 2 page Instructions and Illustrations on ‘How to Adjust Your pattern to your Personal Measurement .

~ Personal Measurement Chart’

~ Body Form Illustrations

~ Fitting Checklist

~ Metric Equivalency Chart

~ Note Pages

~ Fabric Worksheet

~ Garment History Page

~ ‘Grandma Told Me’ – Historical facts related to that year or era



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