The party dress has a rounded collar and scalloped overskirt atop longer underskirt both gathered to bodice. View 1, ankle length dress, is sleeveless, features low, round neckline and large, laced collar. Net overskirt has 2 rows of lace edging. View 2 is street length. View 3 has a high neckline, puffed sleeves, smaller collar and lace edging. The underskirt is of contrasting fabric. The ribbon slips through carriers at the waist. 1956 Simplicity
Size 7 Breast 25" Waist 22-1/2" Back length - neck base to waist 11"
The pattern envelope is missing one piece (D-front neck facing). The remaining 15 pattern pieces and the instructions are in the envelope. Seven pieces are uncut, one is only partially cut and the rest cut.
The pattern envelope is in fairly good condition aside from a few tears around the top edges on the front and back,discoloration due to age, and curled edges.
Special care will be taken to keep this vintage pattern protected during the shipping process. The pattern is being kept in an archival sleeve and will be shipped in it. Cardboard is used to stabilize the pattern during shipping, as well as a padded envelope.
The pattern is being kept in a non smoking environment.
I ship within 1 to 2 business days after receiving payment, and ship both in the U.S. and internationally. Great care is taken to protect the vintage patterns for shipping. I place the pattern in an archival sleeve and ship pattern(s) in a bubble mailer or box depending on the size of order. I also use cardboard to stabilize the pattern during shipping. Domestic shipping prices include tracking; an email with the tracking number will be sent to you once I ship the item(s). If you want insurance added, please convo me.
I will accept payment in the form of PayPal, Direct Checkout, or Etsy Gift Cards. Orders paid for by PayPal e-check will be held until the check "clears", typically about 2-5 business days.
Returns & exchanges
Vintage patterns will show the typical signs of wear due to the age of the pattern. I also am quite detailed and up front in my descriptions of the condition of pattern envelope contents, so that you will not be surprised or disappointed in the quality of item you purchase. However, if you are not happy with your purchase or there was some error made on my part, (it happens sometimes:)) please convo me, so we can reach a workable solution in the hopes that you will be a satisfied customer.
I am happy to place items on Reserve for a short period of time. If the item hasn't been purchased within 3 business days, I will add it back to inventory. If you need additional time, please convo me.