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  • Model wearing 1950s dress with detachable collar and bow made from Simplicity 2496 pattern
  • Model wearing 1950s dress with detachable collar and bow made from Simplicity 2496 pattern
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Dawn & Gill

    1950s pattern - MISSES’ DRESS

    Princess style dress has low V neckline in front and round back neckline. Portrait collar with notch trim finishes neck edge. V. 1 has short set-in sleeves. Contrast detachable collar and bow trim dress. V.2 is sleeveless. A purchased flower may be worn at neck edge.

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

    Size Guide

    Vintage Size: 18
    Bust: 38” (96.5cm)
    Waist: 30” (76.2cm)
    Hip: 40” (101.6cm)
    Back length – neck base to waist: 16 ¾” (42.5cm)
    Finished back length of dress: 46 ½” (118.2cm)

    Sewing Notions

    View 1 and 2: 2 spools of thread, bias seam binding (optional). View 1: 12” dress type zipper for left side opening, contrasting thread, double fold bias tape. View 2: 14” neck type zipper for left side opening.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Vintage Size: 18
    View 1 or 2 Dress
    *35” or 36” fabric with or without nap, 6 ½ yds.
    44” or 45” fabric without nap, 5 yds.
    *50” fabric with nap, 4 7/8 yds.
    *50” fabric without nap, 4 ¼ yds.
    *View 1 or 2 Facing (optional) wen nap or heavy fabric is used – 3/8 yd. of 35”, 36” or 39” fabric without nap.
    View 1 Contrasting detachable collar and bow – ¾ yd. of 35”, 36”, 44”, 45” or 50” fabric with or without nap.
    Width of lower edge of dress, 121”
    View 1 or 2 Collar Interfacing – ½ yd. of 32”, 35” or 36” fabric.

    9 pieces pattern

    Recommended Fabrics

    Both views, V.1 contrast: Cottons, pique, broadcloth, sateen, velveteen, linen, rayons, faille, silks, shantung, taffeta, synthetics, satin, peau de sole. See our Fabric Partners

    Skill Level

    Intermediate

    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" Letter and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size, full scale pattern pieces.