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  Butterick 5281
Semi-fitted, lined, below mid-knee length dresses A, B have waistline seam, left shoulder yoke, right shoulder pleats, back bodice with darts, slightly flared, side zipper closing and shoulder pads. A: button trim and long sleeves with hook and eye closing. B: cap sleeves and belt.

Butterick 5281

Butterick 5281  Line Drawing

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photo Difficult, but great for Advanced Sewers
Pattern Description: Pattern Sizing: i ended up making a size 10 and had no issues with fit. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? it did look like the drawing! Were the instructions easy to follow? I started off following the instructions bu
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mysticbutterfly

6/4/13
photo Highly Recommend
Pattern Description: Semi-fitted slightly A-line dress has front gathered onto shaped yoke. Shaped collar. Full length sleeves gathered into band-cuffs or short sleeves. With or without patch pockets. Optional purchased belt. Pattern Sizing: Misses 32 1/2 (the new sizing, according to the package)
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Altrix
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5/29/13
photo Highly Recommend
Pattern Description: Semi-fitted, lined, below mid-knee length dresses A, B have waistline seam, left shoulder yoke, right shoulder pleats, back bodice with darts, slightly flared, side zipper closing and shoulder pads. A: button trim and long sleeves with hook and eye closing. Pattern Sizing: 14-
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tanyamaile

3/29/13
photo Highly Recommend
This is the first version of this dress that I constructed quite a few years ago and never managed to get pictures of. My long-sleeved version may be found here. Pattern Description: MISSES' DRESS AND BELT: Semi-fitted, lined, below mid-knee length dresses A, B have waistline seam, left shoulder
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lauramae
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11/12/12
Recommend, with Modifications
Update - 03/29 Wore this dress to a wedding Saturday. It was extremely comfortable - did not bind, pull, or shift at all. Received many compliments on it. Overall one of the most comfortable dresses I've ever made. The only thing I think I'll change will be maybe, maybe, move the 1/2" shoulder
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KMangum

3/15/12

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