Sew the look using our 1940 softly-detailed shirtwaist style dress pattern, originally by Simplicity:
For a more casual version, use a rayon print such as, that at Telalinda Fabrics:
Originally by Simplicity, the back and front shoulder yoke are cut in one. The front blouse gathers to a pointed yoke at right and left shoulders. A nine-gored skirt joins blouse at natural waistline. Three-quarter or short sleeves are finished with inside tucks at lower edge or long sleeves are also provided.
3/4" seams are given at underarm (all side) seams and 1/2" seams are given on all other edges.