RH1303 — 1930s Evening Gown


1930s Evening Gown sewing pattern



Get this 1930s Evening Gown pattern and be gorgeous by dinnertime!

Based on an original National Recovery Act pattern from 1933, this tiered, be-ruffled evening gown flatters as it adorns.  Long bias-cut sash decorates the waistline simply.  Beautiful in sheer silks and fluttery fabrics.  Make the tiers and ruffles to match the gown fabric or in graduated shades for a splash of colour.

Reconstructing History patterns are different from other reproduction patterns!

We don’t just photocopy old patterns and sell them to you.  We use the original patterns as a basis.  Then we grade the pattern in modern sizes, up to 48″ bust and 40″ waist, so they’ll fit far more sizes than the original patterns ever did.  And we don’t just stick you with the old vague instructions either.  Kass personally goes through each pattern, improving the instructions, modernizing the vocabulary and adding in all those things that the old pattern companies assumed their customers knew.  Yet we don’t remove the flavour of the original pattern, so you can truly experience using a vintage pattern without all the trouble of resizing and “translating” it.

All sizes (busts 28″ to 48″) come in the same envelope.  Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you’ve come to expect from Reconstructing History.

Fabric Suggestions:  
silk crepe, chiffon, organdy, georgette, voile and other sheer dress weights

snaps for side closure

4 yards 54″ wide

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Additional information

Weight 0.25 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


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