RH1506 — “The Sabrina Dress” 1955 Evening Gown or Cocktail Dress


1950s “Sabrina” evening gown pattern



Givenchy-inspired 50s Elegance!

Based on an original pattern from 1955, this gorgeous creation based on Audrey Hepburn’s gown in the 1954 movie “Sabrina” will charm and delight.  In two lengths — cocktail or gown — with a removable train and optional cumberbund.  This dress pattern gives all the style of Paris haute couture in the 1950s with Audrey Hepburn’s signature simple elegance.

Dress closes with at side with a zipper.

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:  Satin, brocade, crepe, peau de soie, surah, taffeta, polished cotton, faille
NOTE: Not suitable for diagonal prints or diagonal weaves
Notions:  zipper for side closure, interfacing for waistband, featherbone for cumberbund
Yardage:  10 yards 45″ wide for full gown version, 9 yds 45″ wide for cocktail length


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 lbs
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


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