RH1419 — 1946 Wrapped Evening Gown


1940s Draped Evening Gown sewing pattern



Buy our gorgeous Evening Gown pattern and be slinky by the weekend!

Based on an original pattern from 1946, this wrapped-look, floor-length evening dress gives a pleasing silhouette with either short or long sleeves.  Long sleeves can be self-bound or roll hemmed.  An invisible zipper closes the side seam.

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:  crepe de chine, heavy (4-ply) crepe, printed silk, silk, rayon, any drapey fabric
Notions:  7″ zipper or snaps
Yardage:  5 yards 45″ wide or 4 yds 54″ wide for long sleeved version or 4 yds 45″ wide for gown and 1.5 yds for contrasting sleeves


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.


Additional information

Weight 0.25 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


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