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Gretchen "Gertie" Hirsch is a blogger, author, and pattern designer with a love of all things retro (think rose prints, full skirted dresses, and crinolines). She is the author of four sewing books and the designer of Patterns by Gertie, a line of vintage-inspired designs with Butterick.

She has appeared on the PBS series Its Sew Easy, and she loves to teach sewing to others in person and online. Gretchens fabric line brings her unique sensibility to life in a perfectly fun and feminine collection.

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  •   Butterick B5882 Misses' Dress

    Butterick B5882 Misses' Dress

    Lined dress has bias shoulder straps extending into band, bias pleated bra with stay, princess seams, close-fitting, boned bodice, inside belt, and back zipper.

    Reg: $21.50

    VIP: $19.35

  •   Butterick B6019 Misses' Dress

    Butterick B6019 Misses' Dress

    Dress has close-fitting, self-lined, boned bodice with bra, princess seams, bias band, elasticized side back, skirt variations, and back zipper. A: inside buttoned shoulder straps, and skirt cut on crosswise grain. B: semi-fitted skirt with right front pleats and narrow hem. Separate pattern pieces ...

    Reg: $20.99

    VIP: $18.89

  •   Butterick B6031 Misses' Camisole Slip & Panties

    Butterick B6031 Misses' Camisole Slip & Panties

    All garments (cut on crosswise grain) are close-fitting, elasticized and have purchased trim and ribbon bows. C: side front slit. A,B and C: shoulder straps and bra front. D: crotch. Note: separate pattern pieces are included for cup sizes A/B, C, D. For two-way stretch knits only.

    Reg: $20.99

    VIP: $18.89

  •   Butterick B6067 Misses' Swimsuit

    Butterick B6067 Misses' Swimsuit

    Close-fitting, self-lined, boned swimsuit (cut on crosswise grain) has halter straps, gathers, stays, two-piece bra with bands, princess seams, crotch shield, elasticized upper back and leg opening, and stitched hem. A: purchased optional applique. Separate pattern pieces included for A/B, C, D cup ...

    Reg: $20.99

    VIP: $18.89

  •   Butterick B6094 Misses' Dress

    Butterick B6094 Misses' Dress

    Dress has close fitting, lined bodice and contrast facings. A: Flared skirt (cut on crosswise grain of fabric) and petticoat. B: Straight skirt.

    Reg: $19.50

    VIP: $17.55

  • Gertie New Book For Better Sewing

    Gertie New Book For Better Sewing

    Gretchen "Gertie" Hirsch is a passionate home seamstress, a sought-after sewing teacher, and the creator of one of the web's most popular sewing blogs: Gerties New Blog for Better Sewing. The blog began as a way for readers to follow Hirschs progress as she stitched all 14 fashions from the iconic 1...

    Reg: $29.99

  • Gertie Sews Vintage Casual

    Gertie Sews Vintage Casual

    The mid-20th century was an amazing time for American womens fashion! Following the war, women started looking to American designers rather than French couture houses for inspiration and to demand clothing they could move in, even play in. In this follow-up to Gertie's New Book for Better Sewing, Gr...

    Reg: $29.99

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  •   Butterick B6167 Misses' Dress

    Butterick B6167 Misses' Dress

    Dress has shoulder straps, fitted, self-lined bodice with inset, princess seas,stitchedhem and back zipper. A and 45" fabric B: cut on crosswise grain. Note: separate pattern pieces included for cup sizes A/B, C, D. Includes separate pattern pieces for A/B, C and D cup sizes.

    Reg: $20.99

    VIP: $18.89

  • Gertie's New Fashion Sketchbook

    Gertie's New Fashion Sketchbook

    Discover Gerties vintage style and create stunning dresses for a variety of occasions. Mix and match elements of the easy to follow patterns and create a truly unique design.

    Reg: $29.99

  • Gertie Roses Border Cotton Sateen

    Gertie Roses Border Cotton Sateen

    Roses sateen that captivates and creates wonders, this awe-inspiring Gertie Roses Border Cotton Sateen will fit your next sateen project. With supple texture and heavenly comfort, it will surely enhance your sewing projects.

    Reg: $22.99 per metre

  • Out Of Stock Gertie's Ultimate Dress Book

    Gertie's Ultimate Dress Book

    Fill your wardrobe with stylish vintage designs that sewists dream of! Discover Gerties vintage style and create stunning dresses for a variety of occasions.

    Reg: $39.99

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