Pattern Giveaway! Butterick 5281

Welcome to my pattern giveaway! I am giving away this reproduction pattern Butterick 5281. The design is originally from 1946. I think this pattern would look great sewed up in a fluid fabric like silk charmeuse or even velvet. I have seen it made in some stiffer cottons and in my opinion it’s not as flattering to the design. It’s a pattern designed for intermediate sewing skills. The pattern I am offering is on the smaller size being AA which include sizes 6 through 12. Since this pattern has a lot of ease I would probably cut it in a size smaller but of course, I would recommend you do a muslin first. I haven’t yet made this pattern , because I have two copies of it and haven’t gotten to it yet! But I want to make it in silk charmeuse or a vintage rayon.
To enter my Giveaway:
One vote for each step.
Only the first is mandatory.
1. Leave a comment. That is important so I can find you if you win!
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This giveaway will be up till next Thursday.
Thanks and good luck!
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  1. Maria says

    I already have the pattern :o( But, perhaps you would be interested in doing a sew along when you get around to making up the dress???

  2. lastingimprint says

    Really into the “vintage” look! Would LOVE to have the pattern! πŸ™‚

  3. sorbetsurprise says

    Great pattern, I really like the greeny one in the background. Pretty sure I have just seen this on Sew Retro being made up too.

  4. Rhonda says

    beautiful dress!

    and I am already a follower of this blog and on facebook.

    thank you

  5. N. Perez says

    This is a very lovely pattern, indeed! I am a vintage girl so it would suit me so very well, I think. Thank you for your awesome pattern giveaway.

  6. N. Perez says

    I follow your blog via GFC and really look forward to your posts. I am a city-dweller but can’t stop dreaming of life on a farm, and love everything vintage, so I think we’ll get along πŸ™‚

  7. N. Perez says

    And, lastly I’m your newest facebook follower.

  8. says

    Oh, yes, it would be lovely in velvet! And of course rayon-I love rayon. Thank you for the giveaway!

  9. Cindy Sue says

    does it help any to go PICK ME! PICK ME! HAHA! a very classic dress, and is that buttons at the top of the dress w/ the belt? hard to tell, maybe rings?

  10. sertyan says

    What a great pattern I have not sewn any vintage patterns before I would like to start. Thank you for the opportunity!

  11. Laurie Brown says

    Hi! I’m a follower via RSS on My Yahoo, and i just liked your FB page. That dress is *stunning*!!

  12. Laurie Brown says

    Hi! I’m a follower via RSS on My Yahoo, and i just liked your FB page. That dress is *stunning*!!

  13. Karen says

    I would LOVE to have this pattern, to add to my collection of vintage patterns and the ones they are reprinting!

  14. Karen says

    I also liked your FB page, and signed up for email delivery of your posts – couldn’t find a Follow Me place. THanks for offering the pattern!