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  • 1950s Sewing Pattern, Marilyn Monroe Style Bombshell Dress 'Easy to Sew' - Multi-sized - Vintage Sewing Pattern Company
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Dawn & Gill

    1950s Marilyn Monroe Bombshell Sun Dress

    'We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle!'  The gathered bodice front attaches to your midriff which shapes up underarm and the bias-cut shoestring straps have tack on bows. This 'easy to sew' sewing pattern is available in multi-sizes which is ideal for the beginner sewer. Definitely a showstopper for any occasion.

    Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF download. - (Multi sized)

    If you would like to read an excellent blog on how The Wooly Whiskers made her dress fit perfectly, then please click here

    Size Guide

    Bust: 33"-51" (84cm-130cm), Waist: 26"-44" (66cm-111cm), Hips: 34"-53" (89-135cm):

    Size 8 - Bust: 33" (84cm), Waist: 26" (66cm) Hips 35" (89cm)
    Size 10 - Bust: 35" (89cm), Waist: 28" (71cm) Hips 37" (94cm)
    Size 12 - Bust: 37" (94cm), Waist: 30" (76cm) Hips 39" (99cm)
    Size 14 - Bust: 39" (99cm), Waist: 32" (81cm) Hips 41" (104cm)
    Size 16 - Bust: 41" (104cm), Waist: 34" (85cm) Hips 43" (109cm)
    Size 18 - Bust: 43.5" (110.5cm), Waist: 36.5" (92.5cm) Hips 45.5" (115.5cm)
    Size 20 - Bust: 46" (117cm), Waist: 39" (99cm) Hips 48" (122cm)
    Size 22 - Bust: 48.5" (129cm), Waist: 41.5" (105cm) Hips 50.5" (128cm)
    Size 24 - Bust: 51" (129.5cm), Waist: 44" (111.5cm) Hips 53" (134.5cm)

    Back length of dress 43 1/2 - 47"

    Skill Level

    Beginner

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Dress with gathered skirt. Gathered bodice attaches to midriff. Bias-cut straps have bow.

    Size 8, Bust 33"
    35"-36" Fabric with or without nap 3.4 yds.
    39" Fabric without nap 3.3 yds.
    42" Fabric without nap 3 yds.
    44"-45" Fabric without nap 2.6 yds
    Lining for upper section of Bodice 35"-44" without nap 0.3 yds.

    Size 10, Bust 35"
    35"-36" Fabric with or without nap 3.5 yds.
    39" Fabric without nap 3.3 yds.
    42" Fabric without nap 3.2 yds.
    44"-45" Fabric without nap 3 yds.
    Lining for upper section of Bodice 35"-44" without nap 0.3 yds.

    Size 12, Bust 37"
    35"-36" Fabric with or without nap 3.5 yds
    39" Fabric without nap 3.6 yds.
    42" Fabric without nap 3.3 yds.
    44"-45" Fabric without nap 3 yds
    Lining for upper section of Bodice 35"-44" without nap 0.3 yds.

    Size 14, Bust 39"
    35"-36" Fabric with or without nap 3.8 yds.
    39" Fabric without nap 3.6 yds.
    42" Fabric without nap 3.3 yds.
    44"-45" Fabric without nap 3 yds.
    Lining for upper section of Bodice 35"-44" without nap 0.3 yds.

    Size 16, Bust 41"
    55" Fabric without nap 5.5 yds.
    Lining for upper section of Bodice 35"-44" without nap 0.3 yds.

    Size 18, Bust 43.5"
    55" Fabric without nap 5.5 yds.
    Lining for upper section of Bodice 35"-44" without nap 0.3 yds.

    Size 20, Bust 46"
    55" Fabric without nap 5.5 yds.
    Lining for upper section of Bodice 35"-44" without nap 0.3 yds.

    Size 22, Bust 48.5"
    55" Fabric without nap 5.5 yds.
    Lining for upper section of Bodice 35"-44" without nap 0.3 yds.

    Extra fabric is required for matching plaids and one-way design fabrics.
    Size 24, Bust 51"
    55" Fabric without nap 5.5 yds.
    Lining for upper section of Bodice 35"-44" without nap 0.3 yds

    Recommended Fabrics

    Cotton crepe, ploished cotton, challis, cotton broadcloth, gingham, chambray, linen, silk crepe, pongee, washable silks, shantung.
    Lining: Cottons, silk, crepe, tafetta


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    Sewing Notions

    Thread, seam binding, 14" neck type zipper.

    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 re-sealable 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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