RH1409 — 1943 Ladies’ High-Waisted Dress


1940s High-waisted House Dress sewing pattern



Buy our Pretty Day Dress pattern and make yourself a figure-flattering dress by the weekend!

Based on an original pattern from 1943, this two-piece, shin-length ladies’ day dress comes with a flattering high waistline and either short or long sleeves.  Three buttons close the neckline below the notched collar.

All sizes (busts 30″ to 50″) 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:  printed silk, silk, rayon, faille, novelty cotton, linen, gingham, cotton voile
Notions:  three buttons, snaps,
Yardage:  4 yards 45″ wide (allow more if matching stripes or plaid)


Additional information

Weight 0.25 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


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