UNCUT Vintage 50s SHIRTWAIST Tailored Sheath DRESS Pattern Simplicity # 2157 Bust 34"

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This vintage SIMPLICITY pattern #2157 is from 1957 and is for a classic tailored sheath SHIRTWAIST dress with long or short sleeves, and decorative patch pockets. The dress is cut with separate bodice and skirt, joined by a waist seam.

The pattern is UNCUT, complete with printed Instructions included and the envelope is in great shape It is a vintage size 14, with a 34" bust, 26" waist and 36" hips.

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Vintage garments are one of a kind as far as sizing. Please know that vintage sizes are not comparable to contemporary sizing and vintage women's garments were usually worn with foundation garments that nipped-in the waist and/or shaped the bust into a point. I provide measurements for all garments that are taken while the garment is laid flat.

Before you buy, it is best if you:

1.Take an accurate set of measurements of yourself. Do not pull the tape measure tight. Your vintage purchase should have AT LEAST 1'-2" of ease at the bust, waist and hips to fit properly.

2. Measure a similar well-fitting garment you own and compare its measurements with those of the vintage item you'd like to purchase. Remember: most garments can be taken in by a tailor (or yourself!), but only the rare item can be LET OUT. Please ask me before purchase if there is the potential to alter the garment. I am an experienced seamstress and will give you an educated and honest opinion. Heck, I may even throw in a few extra buttons!