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  • Model wearing evening dress made from Style 357 pattern
  • Model wearing evening dress made from Style 357 pattern
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      Dawn & Gill

        50's Evening Dress

        This dress needs no introduction.....A choice of two delightful evening dresses with attractive cuffed bodice.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern and the Original pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

        Size Guide

        Bust: 38” (96.5cm)
        Waist: 32” (81.3cm)
        Hips: 41” (104cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching Sewing Cotton or Silk. Buckle.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Without Nap or up or down Design.
        Bust: 38” (96.5cm)
        View A
        36” Material, 6 1/8 yds.
        View B
        36” Material, 6 3/8 yds.
        View A interlining
        36” Material, 3/8 yd.
        View B Interlining
        36” Material, 7/8 yd.
        Petersham 1” wide Views A & B, 1 yd.
        Zip Views A & B, 16”
        Finished Length from Back of Neck to Hem, 58 ½”

        Width round lower edge of skirt, View A & B size 36” is about 5 yds.
        2” Hem allowed.
        ½” Turnings are allowed on all seams.

        12 pieces pattern

        Recommended Fabrics

        Brocade, Heavy Silks, Taffeta, Slipper Satin. See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level


        What You Will Receive

        If you select a Paper Pattern, you will receive a true to scale reproduction sewing pattern printed on A0 premium paper, along with instructions and a full colour front cover. Your pattern will arrive in a clear re-sealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which may include age related wear and tear.