Sewing Pattern - Vogue 2927 - Vogue American Designer dress and shawl by Oscar de la Renta - Factory Folded
Designed by Oscar de la Renta, master of luxury and romance, this beautiful dress is ready for date night or a special lunch with friends on the patio. It could also be worn to events such as religious gatherings and graduations. The matching shawl is a chic way to cover your shoulders as desired.
From the pattern envelope: "Misses' Dress and Shawl. Dress, mid-calf or lower mid-calf length, has shoulder straps, high waisted, fitted bodice with band and ruffle, gathered skirt with or without hemline ruffle and attached under skirt and single layer shawl. Under skirt: purchased lace."
Fabrics: Soft or crisp fabrics: handkerchief linen, broadcloth, chambray, gauze and pongee. Organza for under skirt.
From the envelope flap: "Oscar de la Renta holds a featured position in the roster of American designers. His collections link his natural talent with his firm belief in the importance of tailoring and the mastery of every aspect of cutting, fitting and shaping."
size 6 bust 30.5 waist 23 hip 32.5 back waist length 15.5 If this is not your size, but you are interested in customizing the fit of this design, please see Threads magazine's helpful article describing the process in detail: http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/4424/quick-reference-for-cut-and-spread-pattern-grading (by Terry Horlamus, from Threads #101, pp. 66-70).
Condition: Very good. The pattern pieces are uncut and factory folded. The instruction sheets are in good condition. Some wear along the envelope's edges. Some yellowing of all paper, due to age; the pattern is believed to be from 1983. Please see all photos.
There are 13 pattern pieces for the dress. The shawl is one piece.
This item is an original vintage sewing pattern from the 1980s and does not include a finished garment, notions, fabric or a fabric label.
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