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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 5584 (Infants' Jacket, Overalls, Pants, Hat and Mittens)

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Reviewed by:Futuralon

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Posted on:3/29/12 2:20 AM
Last Updated:12/13/14 11:20 PM
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Pattern Photo:Butterick 5584
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Pattern Rating:Easy & Great for Beginners
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 2 people   
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Fabric:Flannel  [See other projects in this fabric]
From this pattern I made the: reversible hoodie, reversible pants, mittens.
For the second time making this pattern I made just the hoodie, and modified it to be a single layer and not reversible. I used a sweatshirt terry knit of unknown fiber from the thrift store. I made it non-reversible for a San Diego (California) baby. HERE IT IS (PIC)
The remainder of this review is in regards to the first version.

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
Yes... but I didn't have a baby to model it!

Were the instructions easy to follow?
Yes. This was the first time I've made something reversible but it was pretty easy. Using easy fabrics helped. I used a flannel and a fleece.

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
I enjoyed making these garments. I do recommend labelling the top/front of your pant legs... because I messed up and put them together all wrong the first time.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?
I would totally make this again! I think it's a good layette gift for a winter baby. It is unisex so that's helpful.
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Pj3g said... (12/17/14 10:20 AM) Reply
This is an adorable set you made! The baby is going to look adorable in it!
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