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  • Woman wearing a long greem halter neck dress
  • Fashion Illustration of women wearing halter dress in two lengths.
  • Line drawings of dress and stole.
  • 1950s Pattern, Halter Neck Dress, Marilyn Monroe Style - Pattern pieces.
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      Dawn & Gill

        'Be the Belle of the Ball' in our one-piece dress with halter neck and finishing stole. This halter neck evening dress features either a beautiful gathered full length or midi with gored skirt and dart fitted bodice with stole. The dress fastens with a side zip closure. Very Marilyn Monroe and a sure winner to get you noticed! Exquisite

        Offered here as:  Digital Download (how to print and assemble). This pattern is also available as a Paper Pattern.

        Size Guide

        Bust 34” (86.4 cm)
        Waist 29” (73.66 cm)
        Hips (7" below natural waistline) 37” (94 cm)

        Finished shorter length from natural waistline (no hem), 35 1/2"
        Finished longer length from natural waistline (no hem), 42 1/4"
        Width or lower edge of longer length, about: 5 3/8 yds.

        Sewing Notions

        14" General Use Slide Fastener for Side Opening.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        VIEW A - Longer Length
        39" Material Without Nap, 8 1/8 yds.
        42" Material Without Nap, 7 1/8 yds.
        50" Material Without Nap, 6 1/8 yds.

        Contrast Stole
        35", 39" or 42" Material, 2 5/8 yds.
        If Stole is made of velvet, line with contrast material. Use yardage for lining.

        VIEW B - Shorter Length
        35" Material Without Nap, 7 1/8 yds.
        39" Material Without Nap, 6 7/8 yds.
        45" Material Without Nap, 5 1/8 yds.

        VIEW A or B - Bodice Facing or Lining
        35" Material, 3/4 yd.
        39" Material, 3/4 yds.
        Fabric Covered Feather-bone for Bodice Back Stay, 1/2 yd.

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        Skill Level

        Advanced

        What You Will Receive

        After purchase, you will receive an email with a link to simply download at home, formatted for both 8.5"x11" and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size full scale pattern pieces.

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