1935 Molyneux Dinner Gown E30-8212
E30-8212; 1935 Molyneux Dinner Gown
7-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by McCall, According to April 1935 McCall Style News: 'Capeln Molyneux designed this exquisitely simple frock. Use ribbon for the sash and side pieces if you are pressed for time.' The front and back are cut on one with the sleeve for kimono construction.
As captioned in an original 1935 McCall pattern booklet head-lined, 'SOMETHING NEW UNDER THE STARS', 'BIG PRINTS on dark crepe make the simplest dress quite elaborate enough. The Molyneux frock [at the right] needs only an important print, a splash of contrasting color and a charming figure underneath.' Image credit: eBay sale, September 19, 2013.
This pattern is for the more advanced sewer as instructions are very basic and lightly illustrated; they are not depicted in a step-by-step manner.
3/8" seams are given.
Size 16 fits 34" bust, 28" waist, 37" hip.