RH1420 — 1946 Hip-Pleated Evening Gown or Dress


Mid-1940s Pleated Evening Gown sewing pattern



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

Based on an original pattern from 1946, this pleated, asymmetrical, floor-length or mid-calf-length evening dress gives a pleasing silhouette.  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


Additional information

Weight 0.25 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


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