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Butterick Dress B4790


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The Butterick B4790 dress sewing pattern, it’s perfect for an advanced beginner dressmaker. This three pattern pieces, darted in front and back, with back waist and shoulder seams. Back wraps around to the front for a sheath-and-overskirt look. A: contrast back and skirt. Bias tape finished edges.

Please note: we are planning to stock Butterick sewing patterns towards the end of 2020. We currently sell Vogue® Patterns and McCalls and are in the process of adding the complete Simplicity range.

NOTIONS: Dress A, B: Three Packages of 1/2″ Double Fold Bias Tape and 3/8″ Snaps. Also for A: Two 7/8″ Buttons. For B: One 7/8″ Button and Three 5/8″ Buttons.
FABRICS: Lightweight Broadcloth, Lightweight Piqué, Lightweight Linen and Taffeta. Unsuitable for obvious diagonals. Allow extra fabric to match plaids or stripes. Use nap yardages/layouts for pile, shaded or one-way design fabrics. *with nap. **without nap.
Combinations: BB(8-10-12-14), FF(16-18-20-22)

This sewing pattern is available in PAPER format only.

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Additional information


Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Linen


UK 12 / US 8 / EU 40, UK 14 / US 10 / EU 42, UK 16 / US 12 / EU 44, UK 18 / US 14 / EU 46, UK 20 / US 16 / EU 48, UK 22 / US 18 / EU 50, UK 24 / US 20 / EU 52, UK 26 / US 22 / EU 54

Sewing level

Confident Beginner

Make time

All day

Pattern format

PAPER BB (8-10-12-14), PAPER FF (16-18-20-22)

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