It feels good to finally make up a fabulous fabric find into a fabulous dress. It's perhaps not as sexy as I was hoping but eh, It does the job.
Look at dat slit! Reinforced and everything. Butterick 5032, a 1952 repro pattern.
It is actually ridiculously comfortable. Great pattern. I wish that I bought the pattern as a size 12 (I bought a size 14 before realising I am actually a 12 in pattern size land) so I just did mega big seam allowances.
It passed the fly-kick test.
I'm pretty happy in the end. I'd like to pair it with an orange belt and handbag!