Threads Logo Threads Logo Facebook Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram YouTube Icon Headphones Icon Favorite Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Close Icon Video Play Icon Indicator Arrow Icon Close Icon Hamburger/Search Icon Plus Icon

Pattern Review: Butterick 5930 Dress

Threads #202, Apr./May 2019
Article Image

Butterick 5930

Featuring a vintage-inspired silhouette, this feminine dress flatters many body types. All three views include a fitted, fully lined bodice with a seam at the natural waist, mock crossover front, detachable dickey, center-back zipper closure, princess seams, and front and back low V-neckline. Views A and B feature a flared skirt with side seam pockets; view A is sleeveless with a contrast shawl collar, and view B has short sleeves and a shawl collar in the same fabric as the body. View C is sleeveless with a semifitted straight skirt with a left side-front slit and notched shawl collar. Though the pattern is marked “easy” on Butterick’s website, our seamstress suggests the bodice construction be marked “intermediate.” Select cotton lawn, silk georgette, crepe, and sateen.

(Sized Misses’/Misses’ Petite/Women’s/Women’s Petite 8–24W for busts 31.5–46 in. and hips 33.5–48 in.)

Butterick.com

—Tested by Colleen Hubbard, Duluth, Minnesota

Style Tip: Make multiple dickeys, a vintage detail designed to provide wearing options.

This review was originally published in Threads #202, Apr./May 2019. Have you made this pattern? If so, be sure to share pictures in our Readers Closet gallery.

Illustrations by Steven Fleck.

Sign up for the Threads eletter

Get the latest including tips, techniques and special offers straight to your inbox.

Sign Up
×
Discuss

Threads Insider

Get instant access to hundreds of videos, tutorials, projects, and more.

Start Your Free Trial

Already an Insider? Log in

Subscribe to Threads today

Save up to 37% and get a free gift

Subscribe

Log in or create an account to post a comment.

More From Threads

Threads Insider Exclusives

View All
View All

Highlights

  • Sign up for the Threads eletter

    Get the latest including tips, techniques and special offers straight to your inbox.

    Sign Up
  • SewStylish

    SewStylish

    Take a look inside the pages of SewStylish Spring 2017.

  • CraftStylish

    CraftStylish

    Expert craft tutorials, news, and tips for sewing, knitting, crochet, quilting, paper crafts, embroidery, jewelry making, and more!