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  • Woman wearing a 1940s Evening Gown, Halter Neck Dress
  • Woman wearing a 1940s Evening Gown, Halter Neck Dress
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      Dawn & Gill

        40s Draped Halter Dress

        Dance Dress: Draped Overskirt in Back. Bouffant dance dress. The fitted bodice has a halter neck, back button closing accented by scallops. Two-piece flared skirt has a draped overskirt in back that cascades gracefully. (B) Back of skirt is in contrast. “Quick & Easy”.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDf download.

        Size Guide

        Bust: 34” (86.4cm)
        Waist: 28” (71cm)
        Hips: 37” (94cm)

        Finished back length of skirt from natural waistline, no hem, size 16, 45”. (114.3cm)

        Sewing Notions

        If desired, Snap and Hook & Eye may be used for Underarm Opening. 5 Buttons.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Yardage for
        View A
        All Fabrics
        35”, 7 7/8 yds.
        39”, 7 1/8 yds.
        42”, 6 3/8 yds.
        50”, 5 1/8 yds.
        View B – With Contrast
        Blouse, Front of Skirt & Overskirt, Etc.
        With Nap
        35”, 5 5/8 yds.
        Without Nap
        39”, 5 yds.
        Back of Skirt
        Without Nap
        39”, 2 ¼ yds.

        Lower Edge Measurements: Size 16” – 165”


        Recommended Fabrics

        View A – Brocade, Metallic, Satin, Faille, Rayon, Crepe, Lace, Pique, Linen.
        View B – Velveteen, Faille, Satin. Back of Shirt: Faille, Satin.
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        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.