Butterick 6370

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I have several pictures of linen dusters tucked away on my pinterest boards.  This one is my favorite:

New Edy Jacket in linen £260 (over Ibiza Dress £260).  Nice stylish designs for…

www.terrymacey.com

It’s a single layer, loose-fitting beauty with a raw edge-type finish.  I chose Butterick 6370 and modified for single layer.

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The pattern calls for 4 front pieces sewn so that the front and neck edges are clean finished.  That calls for a LOT of fabric and makes up a heavier coat than I wanted.  I modified the pattern for one piece fronts and finished the edges and seams differently.  It’s an easy pattern, no fitting required; just inseam pockets.  The sleeves were just narrow-hemmed and turned up for cuffs.

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I finished the neck and front edges with 3 inch wide bias strips, mitering at the corners.  All the edges are “public” on these types collars, so clean finishing is necessary.  All inside seams are french seams.

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Happy Labor Day in the USA!!

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