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  Butterick 4918 Retro Butterick '52
Underlined and lined, strapless, floor length dress, has close-fitting boned bodice, fully gathered skirt, princess seams and back zipper. A: self-fabric front drape. B: contrast front drape, extending to form sheer shawl.

Butterick 4918

Butterick 4918 Retro Butterick '52 Line Drawing

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photo Highly Recommend
Get out of my dreams and into my car! This dress is by far, hands down, my favorite dress on Earth. Nay, perhaps in the universe. This is my second time working with this pattern. I loved it so much I went back and made it again. I made a few more changes this time around to make it a bit more s
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divabuddha
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6/24/12
photo Highly Recommend
Pattern Description: Retro Butterick '52 Dress. A lined strapless, floor length dress with close-fitting boned bodice, princess seams and back zipper. Pattern Sizing: 6-12. Based on the final garment measurements on the pattern I cut an 8 on the bust and graded to a 10 at the waist, but ended
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divabuddha
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6/17/12
photo Highly Recommend
I posted this ages ago as a work in progress while I worked out how to link in photos. Now I can so here we are - a published version! I am still very proud of this dress. Pattern Description: Underlined and lined, strapless floor length dress with a boned close fitted bodice. I made style "B" wit
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Joanna in Western Australia

6/11/12
photo Recommend, with Modifications
Pattern Description: Underlined and lined, strapless, floor length dress, has close-fitting boned bodice, fully gathered skirt, princess seams and back zipper. A: self-fabric front drape. B: contrast front drape, extending to form sheer shawl. Pattern Sizing: 6-20, I made a 16 but could have made a
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sewinghoneybee
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8/13/11
photo Highly Recommend
Pattern Description: Underlined and lined, strapless, floor length dress, has close-fitting boned bodice, fully gathered skirt, princess seams and back zipper. A: self-fabric front drape. B: contrast front drape, extending to form sheer shawl Pattern Sizing: We (my mom and I) made size 12 above th
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AmyLT
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2/19/11

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