Vintage 1950s Butterick 8565 sewing pattern and instructions for MISSES' SOFT SHIRTDRESS Soft, easy shirtdress with a skirt of unpressed pleats. (A) Three-quarter sleeve version with detachable self tie. (B) Roll-up sleeve version
Pattern has (5) pieces which have been previously used, but they are intact and reusable. The remaining pieces are all uncut and intact. The envelope has aged as seen in the photos with some discoloration on the front and back and several large sections missing, but the instructions are 100% intact as are the pattern pieces.
This design is marked for a Women's / Ladies' Size 12 which is noted as a Bust of 32", Waist 25", and 34" 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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