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  Butterick 5605 misses dress and belt Retro '56
Mid-calf dresses A, B, C have close-fitting, self-lined bodice with side front and back seams, flared skirt with side pockets, back pleats and zipper. A: below-elbow sleeves. A, B: bodice back extends into tie ends. B, C: short sleeves. C: bodice back extends into band with button and buttonhole. Purchased petticoat.

Butterick 5605

Butterick 5605 misses dress and belt
Retro '56 Line Drawing

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photo Difficult, but great for Advanced Sewers
Pattern Description: From the envelope: "Misses dress and belt Retro '56 Mid-calf dresses A, B, C have close-fitting, self-lined bodice with side front and back seams, flared skirt with side pockets, back pleats and zipper. A: below-elbow sleeves. A, B: bodice back extends into tie ends. B, C: shor
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fourkid
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3/13/14
photo Pattern Description: Mid-calf dress has close-fitting, self-lined bodice with side front and back seams, flared skirt with side pockets, back pleats and zipper.Bodice back extends into tie ends. Pattern Sizing: I made a size 12, but ended up taking about 2 inches below the bust. Did it look like
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GeoP

6/27/13
photo Recommend, with Modifications
Pattern Description: 1950s vintage dress pattern with princess seams, lined bodice, box pleats, in-seam pockets, kimono sleeves, bust apex insertions and a scoop back with bow or button closure. Can have short or long sleeves. Pattern Sizing: I made a size 12 with a full bust adjustment, narrow bac
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lalalauren
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5/1/13
photo Highly Recommend
Pattern Description: Retro 1950's style dress, with 3/4 length sleeves, and two pleats in the back. I did version C, with the button on top of the back keyhole, with version A's 3/4 length sleeves. Pattern Sizing: I cut a 10, which is my usual size. I did have to take it in on the back "princess"
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HanPanda
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3/31/13
photo Highly Recommend
Pattern Description: 50s style vintage reproduction pattern using kimono sleeve gussets with an interesting back detail and full circle skirt. Pattern Sizing: Fairly accurate, though a toile of the bodice is definitely recommended. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once y
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karenball
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7/16/11

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