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Women wearing night gowns
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Women wearing night gowns
Back cover - Size chart and fabric requirements

Original Vintage 1940s Pattern, Women's Night Gown*

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Original 40s Night-Gown

Simplicity 4758; ©1943; Unprinted Pattern. Misses' and Women's Night Gown: The bias-cut skirt is finished with a tie belt. Style I has a high, four-button front, trimmed with self-fabric ruffling. The long sleeves, gathered near the lower edge, are held in place with a sleeve band applied on the outside. The waist front of Styles II and III, smartly trimmed with gathered lace, folds back to form revers and is finished with a two- button closing. Style III is made in the smart, short-length version.

Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern.

Sewing Skill Level: Intermediate        

Recommended Fabrics: Silk, Satins, Velvet, Chiffon, Georgette, Silk Georgette, Crepe.

Fabric Amount Guideline: Fabric amounts vary between 2 5/8 yds (2.4 meters) and 3 5/8 yds (3.3 meters), depending on width of fabric and view. Please see the pattern back image for specific details. Check out our extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended Partners

Size Guide

Bust: 30”/76.2cm Waist: 25”/63.5cm Hips: 33”/83.82cm

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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