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1940s Wedding Gown Bridal Pattern Tunic Top Bodice Long Sleeves and LongTrain * Also Bridesmaid Gown or Evening Dress 1940s Butterick 3990

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Butterick 3990 1940s Wedding Dress with Tunic Top

A romantic vision for any bride....here is a glamorous vintage wedding dress with a totally different look from anything seen today.

The top has a notched bateau neckline and long pointed sleeves.
It is snugly molded at the waist then drops to a peplum down to hip length.
At the hips the garment sweeps back into a long, soft draping train.

The bridesmaid dress has short cap sleeves and generally the same style silhouette.
However the peplum ends at hip area in the back. It can easily serve as a evening gown or be shortened to cocktail length.

Optional shoulder pads.

Size 14
Unprinted Pattern---Cut---Complete
ALL INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS must provide a residential address.
I DO NOT ship to international P.O. Boxes or business addresses due to prior delivery problems

You can find additional patterns from the 1930s and 1940s eras here:

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Preparation takes 1-2 business days
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Shipping to U.S. is by First Class Mall via USPS with Delivery Confirmation.
I ship ONLY to the buyer's address registered with Etsy or PayPal.

In most cases I ship within 24 hours of receipt of payment.
Internet connection sometimes goes down and
occasionally "acts of nature" can cause delay.

INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS--I welcome your purchases
If your country has a Value Added Tax or an Import Tax levied onto your
item purchased the charges are your responsibility as a citizen
of that country.
Some of my items are exempt from international shipping due to size, weight or girth resulting in excessive shipping fees from the United States.

ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT- ALL International customers must provide a residential address. I DO NOT ship to international P.O. Boxes or business addresses due to prior delivery problems.


PayPal, ETSY Direct Checkout and Gift Cards are accepted methods of payment.

Since there is no check to write or errands to the post-office, I request
payment within 24 hours after purchase. I know lives get busy so
don't be offended if I send a "nag" message to remind you if payment is delayed.

Returns & exchanges
I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Additional return information
As with any pattern bought in a "bricks and mortar store"..
patterns are not returnable. But if there is any problem
with your order I welcome communication that we may work
through it together.

Additional policies

I do not sell copies, reproductions or PDF patterns. ALL my listings are authentic patterns as originally printed by the manufacturer.

I NEVER use stock photos of pattern envelopes. Every envelope cover is individually scanned and is ALWAYS presented in my listing. I want to professionally present the actual cover the buyer will receive upon purchase.

When I write a pattern is complete, it means all the pieces are present----AND the instructions are present as well.
Occasionally a pattern may be missing a minor piece.
I will always bring it to the attention of the reader in my written description.

My home is smoke free--no pets.

AND FINALLY--since you read this page down to here I've prepared a 10% discount for purchases over $20.00
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