Vintage 1950s Juniors Day or Evening Sheath Dress Pattern Butterick 8227 Size 13 New FF
Vintage 1950s Butterick 8227 sewing pattern and instructions for Juniors' slim sheath dress for day or evening JR. MISSES' & MISSES' CUMMERBUND SHEATH: Slender sheath has peg-top skirt, cummerbund waists. (A) Scoop-neck version has new "Bird Cage" waistline...the contrast cummerbund has buttoned tabs front and back. (B) Contrast cowl collar, below-elbow sleeves. (C) High rounded neckline.
Pattern is new, unused / uncut in factory-folded (FF) condition. The envelope has aged as seen in the photos with some discoloration on the front and back and a few small tears along the edges, but the instructions are 100% intact as are the pattern pieces.
This design is marked for a Juniors' Size 13 which is noted as a Bust of 33", Waist 25-1/2", and 35" Hip though I would not be concerned with the sizing if the style and shape are right for your project. There are an endless number of websites and blogs offering step-by-step instructions on how to accurately resize vintage sewing patterns for the perfect fit.
Although the exact date of this pattern is unknown, the evolution of Butterick's method of sizing their patterns places it between 1956 and 1966.
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