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  • 1940s Pattern, Mademoiselle Evening Dress, Ball Gowns - Two women wearing dresses
  • 1940s Pattern, Mademoiselle Evening Dress, Ball Gowns - Multi sizes - Vintage Sewing Pattern Company
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Dawn & Gill

    40s Ball Gown - 2 Two Styles

    Once you slip into this beautiful, incredibly feminine 1940’s Evening Dress, you will certainly heat up the house! Featured in Mademoiselle magazine. View 1, Ankle-length Dress without Shoulder Drape or Overskirt,n self Belt. View 1 or 2, Hat Wire for Upper Edge of Bodice. View 2, Ankle-length Dress with Shoulder Drape and Net Overskirt with Velvet Ribbon Tie-Belt.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Size 16
    Bust: 34" (86cm)
    Width across back, 4" below neck 14"
    Waist: 28” (71cm)
    Hips (7" below natural waistline) 37” (94cm)

    Width at lower edge, about 110"
    Over skirt length, no hem 42"

    Sewing Notions

    View 1, 2-50 yd. Spools of thread
    View 2, 3-50 yd. Spools of thread
    Seam binding for dress hem and overskirt belt
    Buckle for belt. 9" Dress placket side fastener

    Fabric Amount Guide

    View 1, Ankle length Dress without Shoulder Drape or Over skirt - Self Belt
    35" Material (with nap) 5 3/4 yds.
    39" Material (without nap) 5 1/8 yds.
    42" Material (without nap) 4 1/2 yds.

    View 1 or 2
    Hat wire for Upper Edge of Bodice 1 3/8 yds.
    Feather boning 1 3/8 yds.
    Interfacing - 39" Taffeta 5/8 yds.
    View 2, Ankle-length with Shoulder Drape and Net Over-skirt with Velvet Ribbon Tie-belt
    35" Material (without nap) 7 1/4 yds.
    39" Material (without nap) 6 3/4 yds.
    42" Material (without nap) 6 yds.

    39" Net or Other Material 5 yds.
    42" Material 5 yds.
    72" Net or Lace 3 3/4 yds.
    1" Ribbon for Sash 2 3/4 yds.

    Recommended Fabrics

    Taffeta, Organza, Chiffon, Velvet, Charmeuse, Georgette, Tulle. See our Fabric Partners

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    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.

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