Vintage 1940s Evening Gown Pattern Simplicity 1606 Bust 36 Evening Dress Pattern
Simplicity 1606 is a gorgeous vintage sewing pattern for a 1940s evening gown with timeless allure! The evening-length dress has a full skirt with center seam detail and gathering at the shaped waistline joining the bodice, which may be made with dart fitting, a square neckline, fold detailing at the upper edge, and narrow shoulder straps with self-fabric bow trim, or with gathered front seams setting off the shaped neckline, dart-fitted back, and puffed short sleeves.
Printed in 1945, the envelope has creasing, edge wear, foxing, tearing, splits and a missing section at the back; the factory-cut printed pattern is complete, with instruction sheet present. Measurements are given as:
Finished length: 59 1/2"
Width at lower edge: 135 1/4"
From retro evening glamour to vintage-inspired wedding elegance, sew a stunning 1940s-style evening gown with Simplicity 1606!
*Love it, but it isn't your size? Threads Magazine has the help you need to resize your pattern:
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/4368/making-sense-of-pattern-grading - We recommend making a paper copy of your gorgeous vintage pattern to grade to preserve the original even longer!*
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