Vintage 1950s Sewing Pattern, Women's Empire Style Dress
One-piece versatile day or date fashion... both views have softly pleated full skirt, surplice-empire styled bodice. V. 1 has short set-in sleeves, mandarin collar, 3 diagonally placed buttons trimming front. V. 2 is sleeveless and has contrasting bias trim and bow at upper edge of midriff. Contrasting bias belt has bow, fastens with hook and eye.
Offered as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern
Suitable for: Bust 32” (81.3cm), Waist 25” (63.5cm), Hip 34” (86.4cm)
Difficulty Level: Intermediate sewing pattern skills
Recommended fabrics: Linen, Rayon, Cotton.
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Based on availability: 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 will have bought a piece of history!
Please note; our vintage patterns are of the era, and will include age related wear and tear, but of course are still usable.