Vintage 70s Sewing Pattern, Simplicity 5968, Look Slimmer Dress, Empire Waist Dress, Short Dress, Maxi Dress, Size 10 Bust 32.5 XS Small
Vintage Simplicity 5968 70s sewing pattern. Look Slimmer dress in two lengths. Empire waist with back zipper, collar, long sleeves gather to snap fastened cuff. Regular or maxi length.
Cut, complete with normal wear and tear on the envelope.
Back-neck to waist: 16
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Currently, I ship via USPS Priority mail for most domestic items. For international, I usually ship First Class International. Domestic items will include a tracking number in most cases, however there is no tracking options available for First Class International.
For lighter, smaller items, I usually ship USPS First Class (jewelry, scarves, etc). For larger, bulkier items, I may consider UPS or Fed Ex for shipping. I reserve the right to change carrier without notice.
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I understand the difficulties associated with purchasing clothes online, especially vintage, therefore, I offer returns for domestic purchases. It is your responsibility to pay for shipping both ways, however. Item must be returned in the same condition as stated in the original listing. Please contact me within one week of delivery date to arrange a return. Returns and refunds will not be honored outside this window of time.
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If you have any concerns about your item, please contact me--I am very flexible and want each customer to be 100% happy with their purchase!
Remember, vintage clothing has been worn, loved, and stored for several decades! I try to do my best to take accurate photos and write the best descriptions I can, however, sometimes an imperfection (ie: tiny holes or spots of discoloration) will go unnoticed. If you have a problem with your item, please contact me ASAP!
Vintage patterns show more wear and tear to the envelopes and tissue. Crinkles, small tears and creases are to be expected, as well as small tears, cuts and holes in the tissue. Any major flaws will be noted in the listing, however, some flaws may go unnoticed.
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Items are labeled with small, medium, large, etc. descriptor. This is meant only as an approximation. Please compare the actual measurements of a garment to a similar item you already own for the the best fit. Remember, these measurement are of the piece, not body measurements! The measurements of my dress form are bust 34", waist 25", hips 34". Garments may or may not be pinned back to show fit.
For all my clothing items, I lay them flat and measure. For the bust, waist and hips this measurement is doubled. Also, don't forget to leave some wiggle room and be aware of how the garment is supposed to fit (loose vs form fitting). I try to specify this in my listings the best I can.
Buying clothing online can be tricky--don't hesitate to contact me with any questions, more measurements, or concerns!
Most items are washed by hand in house, with the exception of heavier items (wool coats, etc), delicate items that are not washable, and items that clearly state "dry clean only". At this time, I do not dry clean these items. If you have any questions about whether an item has been cleaned, please contact me.
Vintage clothes often have different smells attached to them than new clothes (even after washing!). I do my best to air them out and wash when appropriate, but it is expected to linger a bit. Additional airing out may be necessary. Sunlight does vintage clothing good!