Butterick Vintage Dresses B6485

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Buy the B6485 Vintage Dress sewing pattern from Butterick. It’s perfect for an advanced beginner/intermediate dressmaker. Loose-fitting dress has back zipper, front tuck detail, attached tie ends and sleeve variations. B: Contrast front. Circa 1944

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following format:

– PAPER (next working day dispatch on orders and FREE UK delivery over £50)

Suggested fabrics: Challis, Rayon, Crepe, Linen, Broadcloth.

Note: Extra fabric maybe needed to match plaids, stripes, one-way design fabrics or shrinkage.

Sizing: A5 (6-8-10-12-14), E5 (14-16-18-20-22), which is approx. UK sizes A5 (4/6 – 10), E5 (10 – 18/20) based on our standardised size chart. Please also check the designer's size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: Thread. One 24" (61 cm) Zipper, One Pair of 1/2" (1.3 cm) Set-In Style Shoulder Pads.

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Customer Reviews

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Retro Claude
1940s Vintage Dress B6485

This is a lovely pattern for getting an authentic 1940s look.

I made mine in a vintage synthetic/viscose blend but any light weight fabric would be perfect.

There are some lovely vintage touches such as the hand finishing on the yoke and the high neckline. Plus shoulder pads! Although I do recommend covering them in fabric before you put them into the dress as they don't feel great when the dress is worn.

The sizing like a lot of Big 4 patterns has a lot of ease but with this belted, blousey style it isn't as much as an issue. For reference I made a size 12 as but the size guide had me as a 14.

If you'd like to read more about me making this pattern I have a blog post http://retroclaude.com/1940s-vintage-dress-butterick-b6485/

Or you can watch the video!