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Butterick Retro 5209

Added Mar 12, 2013

by becprentis

Sydney, Australia




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Retro dress with optional cap sleeves or you can do the halterneck style. Sits just below the knee with a gathered flared skirt. I used a invisible zipper instead of a lapped zipper so it had a smoother side. the bodice is fully lined too.

My blog – www.bobbinandbaste.com

Material Notes

A cotton voille I bought from Tessuti in sydney a few years back.




Garment Type

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    May 10, 2013, 03.52 PMby pictureit17

    Lovely dress. Great fabric choice. I just got this pattern, now I really want to make the dress. :)

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      May 16, 2013, 04.55 PMby becprentis

      Thanks :) It was a fun dress to make with lots of fabric possibilities!

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    Mar 12, 2013, 06.45 PMby loulourosa

    Lovely dress, makes me dream of summer,…

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      Mar 13, 2013, 04.40 AMby becprentis

      …makes me hope summer stays a bit longer in Aus. :)

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    Mar 12, 2013, 12.45 PMby heidilea

    Thank you for posting this! Now I’m not afraid to try out this pattern. It’s so summery (here, in Northeastern US, it’s still winter :P).

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      Mar 13, 2013, 04.39 AMby becprentis

      Better get started in time for Summer :)

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    Mar 12, 2013, 12.42 PMby groovymama


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    Mar 12, 2013, 08.03 AMby Mary Athey

    THIS is just gorgeous; i adore your fabric, i made the halterneck version but i don’t suit circle skirts so its waiting on a pencil bottom, its a lovely pattern x

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      Mar 13, 2013, 04.39 AMby becprentis

      Pencil skirt would work really well!

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    Mar 12, 2013, 07.37 AMby huff

    Fantastic pattern and fabric combination! It’s gorgeous.

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    Mar 12, 2013, 07.15 AMby toupinette

    love it!

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