Common styles in the Butterick pattern books include the Retro Butterick style and the Patterns by Gertie style. Other popular styles in the Butterick pattern books include the Ivy + Blu style and the Nancy Farris-Thee style.Continue Reading
The Retro Butterick style in the Butterick pattern books includes the pattern for the Retro Butterick jacket, skirt and belt. The pattern features a two-piece garment with a double-breasted jacket that is lined and loose-fitting. The jacket also has shoulder pads and elbow darts on the sleeves. The skirt has a back hemline vent and a side zipper while the belt wraps around the waist of the outfit.
The Patterns by Gertie style includes the pattern for the B6285 Misses' top and skirt. The pattern features a fitted wrap top with tie ends and a pleated skirt with a narrow hem and side pockets.
The Ivy + Blu style features the B6020 pleated and belted dress. The pattern displays a lined dress with a collar and buttons. It has a fitted bodice front and a shaped hemline along with bias armhole facings. The belt wraps around the waist of the skirt.
The Nancy Farris-Thee style features old-fashioned colonial styles that use ruffles on the sleeves and skirts. This style's patterns also incorporate bonnets, capes and fur muffs for a traditional look.Learn more about Sewing