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  Butterick 5603 misses dress Retro '56
Fitted dresses A, B, C with flared skirt, below mid-knee, have lined bodice, princess seams and side zipper. A: bateau neckline with band and bow at upper and lower bodice edges. B: tie wrapped around each shoulder and knotted forms bow. C: bodice crosses at front and back. Purchased petticoat.

Butterick 5603

Butterick 5603 misses dress
Retro '56 Line Drawing

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photo Highly Recommend
More information on the pattern alterations, design choices and pictures on my blog Pattern Description: Fitted dresses with flared skirt, below mid-knee length with a lined bodice, princess seams and side zipper. This view features a bateau neckline. Pattern Sizing: I cut out a size 6 if memory
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laratrip

4/4/14
Highly Recommend
I made version A of this dress, and it is simply adorable. I plan to make another in a fancier fabric. For now it is sitting on my dress form, a nice contrast to the mostly gray, cold weather. I did shorten it to just below knee length because the less attention I call to my ankles, the better. A
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JuleScott

3/12/14
photo Easy & Great for Beginners
Pattern Description: I made Dress C - "fitted dress with flared skirt, below mid-knee, have lined bodice, princess seams and side zipper" Pattern Sizing: I cut a size 10 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes. Were the instructions ea
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sezza899
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12/30/13
photo Highly Recommend
Pattern Description: Fitted dresses with flared skirt sits below mid-knee, have lined bodice, princess seams and side zipper. V neck bodice back. Pattern Sizing: I cut out a size 12. Its available in sizes 6 to 20 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing
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BeckiP
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10/31/13
photo Pattern OK, but did NOT work for Me
Pattern Description: Fitted dresses A, B, C with flared skirt, below mid-knee, have lined bodice, princess seams and side zipper. A: bateau neckline with band and bow at upper and lower bodice edges. B: tie wrapped around each shoulder and knotted forms bow. C: bodice crosses at front and back. Pu
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Andreahg
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10/14/13

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