Here’s my latest version of probably my favourite dress pattern, Butterick 8587. It’s from the late 50s/early 60s.
It’s made from a linen mystery mix fabric, and the buttons are from Turkey! The buttons took forever to find, you’d think it would be relatively simple to find buttons for a black dress.
The skirt has been shortened by about 5 inches, and I added 1.5 inches to the bodice length. In the future, I will only add 1 inch.
More information on my blog, if you fancy.