Make yourself a perfect 1940s dress with this updated pattern from Reconstructing History!
Looking for the perfect dress to wear to the Swing dance? Need some daywear with more style than you can find in the shops? Tired of wearing cheap box-store dresses? We have a dress that’ll suit you swell.
Based on an original pattern from 1943, this ladies’ day dress is just past knee-length and features 3/4 length or short sleeves, front pockets, belt, and a collarless neckline. Make the front out of contrasting fabric for a different look.
All sizes (busts 30″ 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.
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Fabric Suggestions: silk, rayon, or blends in solids and prints
Notions: buttons, 10″ zipper, shoulder padding
Yardage: 3 yards 54″ wide or 4.5 yards 40″ wide
Patterns Will Ship 26th January!
Buying this pattern constitutes a pre-order. This pattern is currently in production. Your card will be charged at the time of order and the pattern will ship before the end of January. By placing a pre-order, you agree for us to charge your card now to help us with production costs. In return, you will have one of the first patterns that prints. Please allow time to print and ship your pattern. Any items ordered with a pre-order will wait to ship until the pre-order prints. If you need to have something right away, please place a separate order for that item.