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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. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

        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.

        OVER-SKIRT
        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

        Skill Level

        Intermediate

        What You Will Receive

        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.

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