Vintage 1950s Butterick 8417 sewing pattern and instructions for Ladies' slim, tailored sheath dress MISSES' SHEATH WITH CURVE-AWAY COLLAR: Tapered sheath with hip pockets and an over-sized collar that curves away from the neck. (A) Full blown three-quarter sleeves, contrasting over-collar. (B) Sleeveless version with single collar.
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 small tear at the top edge, but the instructions are 100% intact as are the pattern pieces.
This design is marked for a Ladies' / Women's / Misses' 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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