1949 Dresses, D40-2924
D40-2924; 1949 Dresses
9-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Simplicity, 'The high-necked bodice, styled with a front yoke, has a bertha-like inset that ties at the left side. A slide fastener closing in back continues into the slim skirt which features fullness at the lower left edge. A self or purchased belt encircles the waist.
EvaDress Note: Omit the Bodice Front Yoke and cut the neckline part of the dress back down for an off-the-shoulder effect with the tie collar!
5/8" seams are given.
Size 14 fits 32" bust, 26" waist, 35" hip.
In the image, you see a customer in Oz who adapted a nautical rendition from this pattern for our 2011 EvaDress Patterns Challenge!
PATTERN NOT IN YOUR SIZE? Upon request, I am happy to furnish an additional schematic showing where to adjust the pattern pieces with instructions on how to re-size the pattern.