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Butterick 6101 Knit Tunic Review

Butterick 6101 , a Katherine Tilton design, is a loose-fitting, pullover tunic with a fun pocket details. I sewed this last fall within weeks after returning home from our Colorado vacation. This fabulous blue/gray patterned knit was a pre-cut from Colorado Fabrics. (I sure do love that fabric store! I try and stop in every time we vacation in Colorado). The coordinating gray is a silk/rayon knit from Fabric Mart Fabrics (one of my other fave fabric stores). This tunic was fun to construct.  As I mentioned on my Instagram account ( SharonSews - are you following me on IG yet?) I was short 1/4 yard of fabric. I also had to work with a wide edge of solid gray on the fabric. However I discovered that the fabric allowance given by the pattern company must have been  generous.  I carefully marked the pieces and followed the instructions as it wasn't intuitive to me how this would come together.  That bottom hem was constructed differently than I thought it would be - it is act