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  • Fashion illustration from 1957 of two models wearing a dress made from McCalls 4084 sewing pattern
  • Fashion illustration from 1957 of two models wearing a dress made from McCalls 4084 sewing pattern
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      Dawn & Gill

        50s Fitted Dress with Pleats & Bows

        This beautiful dress feature a sgaure neck, fitted bodice with short sleeves with a suprise V back and pleated centre back skirt daintily finished with bows. Designed by Sybil Connolly. 

        The blue dress in the second image was created in 1957.

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

        Size Guide

        Vintage Size 16
        Bust: 36" (91.4cm)
        Waist: 28" (71.1cm)
        Hips: 38" (96.5cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Thread, seam binding, 3 snaps, 1 hook and eye, 14" (35.5cm) neck- type zipper for opening.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Yardage for :
        36”material without nap -
        5 5/8 yds.

        39” material without nap -
        5 1/4yds.

        42” material without nap -
        5 yds.

        45” material without nap -
        4 5/8 yds.

        52” material without nap -
        4 yds.

        Bodice Lining:
        35" Fabric
        1 yd.

        39" fabric

        Skirt Lining:
        25" sheer canvas or non-woven interfacing
        2 7/8 yds.
        OR 39" Taffeta
        2 yds.

        1/2" Grasgrain ribbon for waistline stay
        7/8 yd.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Linen, peau de soie, crepe, faille, printed silk or cotton, silk and worsted, polished cotton, waffle pique, honan.
        Note* Not suitable for diagonal prints or diagonal weaves.
        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 resealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which will include age-related wear and tear.