interfacing from Fashion Sewing Supply also adding a strip along the hemline.
instructions on bagging the lining. I hadn't bagged a lining in years and found the online instructions helpful. No matter how often I bag a lining I have to take my time as it seems counter-intuitive to me. However, if you follow the instructions it will work!
I found the pattern easy to sew with pattern pieces matching nicely. Without my time restraints I imagine I could have completed this in a weekend.
I won't wear it zipped closed as that's a not a good look on my bodytype.
Butterick 6169, is one that I will sew again.