Skip to product information
  • Women wearing a 1940s Evening Gown, Halter Neck Dress
  • Women wearing a 1940s Evening Gown, Halter Neck Dress
  • Woman wearing a 1940s Evening Gown, Halter Neck Dress
1 of 3

Regular price
£18.99 GBP
Regular price
£24.99 GBP
Sale price
£18.99 GBP
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.

Our Guarantee

  • You can contact us about your pattern at any time by 'chat' or by emailing us; and we promise to respond within 24 hours;
  • We know you’ll love this sewing pattern as much as we do. If you aren't satisfied with a paper pattern you have a 30-days from receipt to return it;
  • We dispatch between 1-3 business days;
  • We never charge for domestic shipping and our international shipping is always at a reduced rate.
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.

    Size Guide

    Size: 16 (Vintage size)
    Bust: 36” (92cm)
    Waist: 28” (71cm)
    Hips: 38” (97cm)

    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.
    See our Fabric Partners

    Skill Level


    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.