Lisette Style: Get the Look

Lisette designer Liesl Gibson for Butterick Patterns.

Here at the McCall Pattern Company we’re so excited about the new Lisette patterns for Butterick. We’ve all been talking about which of designer Liesl Gibson’s patterns we want to sew first. Me, I have my eye on the moto jacket from B6169. A black floral Alexander Wang cotton I have in my stash is so perfect for it and I need to get it sewn up before spring arrives. (Which could be in July this year if you live on the East Coast, sigh.)

Want a closer look at the new Lisette patterns? You can see B6169—moto jacket and dress—in our latest video. The super-cute dress the model is wearing above with Liesl is featured in our next video, coming soon, which is all about fabric options for some of our spring patterns. Below, we show B6182 and B6183, and we’ve styled them with accessories for a casual-chic look. Take a look!

Lisette Butterick B6182 sewing pattern styled with accessories from Net-a-Porter.
Butterick B6182 paired with Frame denim jacket, Acne Studios Roza stretch canvas shoes, Le Specs tortoiseshell glasses, Maria Rudman silver cuff, Jerome Dreyfus Nestor leather shoulder bag. All from Net-a-Porter.

“All of these pieces are appropriate for work as well as casual wear, and they can even move into evening if you make them in the right fabrics. I like updated classics, not trendy pieces that will look out-of-date in six months. So these patterns are designed to look great for a long time, and I hope you’ll enjoy wearing them for a long time too.” —Lisette designer Liesl Gibson

Lisette Butterick B6183 sewing pattern styled with accessories from Net-a-Porter.
Butterick B6183 shown with See by Chloe Cara leather sandals, Alexis Bittar liquid metal bangle, Elizabeth & James Lafayette glasses, Mary Katrantzou acrylic clutch. Bangle from Bloomingdale’s, all others from Net-a-Porter.

Coming very soon: Details on our next sewalong! I’ll give you a big hint: It’s a lot less complicated to sew than the Ralph Rucci coat pattern we made in the fall. Yay!

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8 comments
  1. I actually have a idea. I think you should do a series on sewing for medical needs, and how patterns can be modified.

  2. About a week or so ago, I saw a small youtube clip in which the two ladies above previewed fashions from available patterns. I remember one blouse in particular with a plain front and a beautiful draped back. Which pattern was that?

    1. Here’s a link to our YouTube channel. If you saw it on one of our collections videos the pattern number should be mentioned. https://www.youtube.com/user/mccallpattern/videos

  3. Look forward to the sew-along. Who knows if the pattern is cute enough I might hop on board.

  4. Love, love B6169 especially the moto jacket. Anxious to see your inspiration.

  5. I’m looking forward to the next sew along. I just finished my Ralph Rucci coat and posted a review at Pattern Review.

  6. I love the moto jacket! And I am super excited to be getting some patterns from Liesl.

  7. Love the moto jacket as well as the dress the model is wearing.

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