Size 8 Vintage Dress Pattern with Detachable Collar and Cuffs: Simplicity 3811

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A girls' size 8 paper sewing pattern for a full-skirted, short-sleeved dress. This Simplicity pattern No 3811, features removable collar and cuffs, and a full length princess line panel in the front. There are also options for self-collar and cuffs or lowered neck-line option, back-tying sash, piped seams, and feature bows. This style is typical of dresses my mother dressed me in in early childhood here in NZ in the early 1960s. I've photographed the pattern on a particular (and much mended) favourite, bought in Rangiora in 1963.

The pattern is in good condition with one instruction sheet and all 14 pieces. The pieces have punched rather than printed details. Note that detachable collar and cuffs by modern standards would not be very convenient as they are still basted onto the garment. Studying the instructions it appears that the edges are finished so that the dress is complete without collar and cuffs. The packet is marked with rust where it has been pinned closed but is otherwise tidy.

Chest 26" or 66 cm
Waist 23" or 59 cm
Hips 28" or 71 cm

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