If you’ve spent any time around my blog or social media, you know I love plaid. And I love sewing plaid. And apparently, I love sewing with Robert Kaufman Mammoth plaid. Because I’ve made a vintage dress with it, and a vintage tie-front topper, and now, in my latest YouTube video, I sewed a vintage jumper dress with it!
I used Butterick B5748, which I wouldn’t exactly call a tried and true pattern yet, but it’s getting there as I’ve used it for two dresses that I’ve blogged (one, two), two I haven’t, plus a modified sheath dress jumper. So wait, that’s 6 dresses. Okay, I think that skyrockets it into TNT pattern status!
For this version, I did two modifications and lowered the neckline and extended the side seams… and then later realized, I had done basically those exact hacks before for my sheath dress version. Oops!
But I’m thrilled with the final dress, it’s warm and cozy and looks great over my new turtleneck. I also made a matching bias cut belt and made a blue resin belt buckle for it!
This video isn’t a plaid matching tutorial but you’ll glean some goodies in my process from it. Plus, stay tuned because later this spring I’ll be working on a matching belt tutorial and resin/mold making tutorials. (How long have people been asking for both?! Just took starting up a YouTube channel to be setup to do it I guess. 😂)
Hop on over to YouTube to watch the new video!