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Vintage 1940s Sewing Pattern, Women's Collared Dress

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40s One Piece Dress

This mid 1940's pattern, features a misses one- piece dress, with a rolled, draped collar ending in a V in the centre front. The back skirt gathers at the waistline. There is snap fastening at side seam, with three- quarter sleeves and a rolled back cuff band. There is three sleeve variations and a fabric belt.

Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

Sewing Skill Level: Intermediate

Recommended fabrics: Crepe, Rayon, Satin, Silk, Wool, Velvet. Additional fabric is required when balancing and matching stripes, plaids and one way designs.

Fabric Amount Guideline: Fabric amounts vary from 2 5/8 yds (2.4 meters) to 4 1/4 yds (3.9 meters), depending on view. Please see the pattern back image for specific details. Check out our extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended Fabric Partners

Size Guide

Bust: 32" / 81.3cm Waist: 26" / 66cm Hips: 33" / 88.9cm

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.

Sizes

Please note that the size number (e.g. size 12) on the reproduced vintage pattern will most likely be completely different to today's sizing. The further back in time you go, the smaller the clothes get, and you may have to adjust up another size or two.

Women
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
Bust 76cm
/30″
81cm
/32″
86cm
/34″
91cm
/36″
96cm
/38″
101cm
/40″
106cm
/42″
111cm
/44″
116cm
/46″
Waist 59cm
/23″
64cm
/25″
69cm
/27″
74cm
/29″
79cm
/31″
84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37″
99cm
/39″
Hips 84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37”
99cm
/39″
104cm
/41″
109cm
/43″
114cm
/45″
119cm
/47″
124cm
/49″
Men
Sizes XS S M L XL
Chest (at fullest) 89.5cm / 35" 97cm / 38" 104.5cm / 51" 112cm / 44" 119.5cm / 47"
Waist 59cm / 23″ 64cm / 25″ 69cm / 27″ 74cm / 29″ 79cm / 31″
Hips 84cm / 33″ 89cm / 35″ 94cm / 37” 99cm / 39″ 104cm / 41″
Children
Sizes Age 2 Age 4 Age 6 Age 8 Age 10
Chest 53cm / 21″ 57cm / 22.5″ 61cm / 24″ 66cm / 26″ 72cm / 28.5″
Waist 52cm / 20.5″ 54cm / 21.25″ 58cm / 23″ 61cm / 24″ 63cm / 25″
Height 95cm / 38″ 104cm / 41″ 116cm / 45.5″ 128cm / 50.5″ 140cm / 55

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