Simplicity 8656 is a beautiful dress pattern with variations in Misses sizes 6, 8 and 10.
The fit and flared dress has a princess seamed skirt which is stitched to the bodice. The empire waistline has a back zipper.
Sleeve variations are cap, flutter and long. Neckline variations are pointed collar, pleated collar with tie, lace trim collar or no collar.
The pattern is UNCUT and there is no writing on the pattern, envelope or directions. There are a few yellow markings on the back of the pattern envelope. There is a small tear in the top of the envelope which can be taped and the corners are bent from storage.
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