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  • Fashion Illustration of women wearing halter dress in two lengths.
  • Line drawings of dress and stole.
  • 1950s Pattern, Halter Neck Dress, Marilyn Monroe Style - pattern piecesPattern pieces.
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Dawn & Gill

    'Be the Belle of the Ball' in our one-piece dress with halter neck and finishing stole. This halter neck evening dress features either a beautiful gathered full length or midi with gored skirt and dart fitted bodice with stole. The dress fastens with a side zip closure. Very Marilyn Monroe and a sure winner to get you noticed! Exquisite

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern. This pattern is also available as an Instant Download.

    Size Guide

    Bust 34” (86.4 cm),
    Waist 29” (73.66 cm),
    Hips (7" below natural waistline) 37” (94 cm).

    Finished shorter length from natural waistline (no hem), 35 1/2".
    Finished longer length from natural waistline (no hem), 42 1/4".
    Width or lower edge of longer length, about: 5 3/8 yds.

    Sewing Notions

    14" General Use Slide Fastener for Side Opening.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    VIEW A - Longer Length:
    39" Material Without Nap, 8 1/8 yds.
    42" Material Without Nap, 7 1/8 yds.
    50" Material Without Nap, 6 1/8 yds.

    Contrast Stole:
    35", 39" or 42" Material, 2 5/8 yds.
    If Stole is made of velvet, line with contrast material. Use yardage for lining.

    VIEW B - Shorter Length:
    35" Material Without Nap, 7 1/8 yds.
    39" Material Without Nap, 6 7/8 yds.
    45" Material Without Nap, 5 1/8 yds.

    VIEW A or B - Bodice Facing or Lining:
    35" Material, 3/4 yd.
    39" Material, 3/4 yds.
    Fabric Covered Feather-bone for Bodice Back Stay, 1/2 yd.

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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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