I made this dress back in 2007:
Here’s a closeup view of the bodice:
A few of the commenters on the original posting were all “Couldn’t you have matched the print?” and now I think they were right.
The bodice is Butterick 6820, but I can’t remember what the skirt was (other than not Butterick 6820). It’s a good skirt, though, so I ought to figure it out … I think it’s the same skirt as from the Eiffel Tower dress.
Here’s the sleeve detail:
And pocket detail:
Here’s the side zip — a placket and ordinary (not invisible) zipper!
If you look not-all-that-closely you will see that the birds are UPSIDE DOWN on the back bodice:
Even though I had a traumatic pen accident with this dress, I can’t seem to take it out of my closet:
(There’s a [very old] picture of me wearing this dress here.)
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