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1940's Patterns

1946 Dinner Gown, E40-3989

E40-3989; 1946 Dinner Dress 14-piece pattern originally by Butterick, ‘Starred for brilliant evenings…the svelte one-piece dinner dress with horseshoe neckline, curved seaming, deep armhole cap sleeves (A); long fitted sleeves with button trim (B). Four-piece skirt features its dramatic side-swept drapery.’ 5/8" seams

1946 Dinner Dress, E40-3989

E40-3989; 1946 Dinner Dress 14-piece pattern originally by Butterick, ‘Starred for brilliant evenings…the svelte one-piece dinner dress with horseshoe neckline, curved seaming, deep armhole cap sleeves (A); long fitted sleeves with button trim (B). Four-piece skirt features its dramatic side-swept drapery.’ 5/8" seams

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 e

1946 Dinner Gown, E40-3989

E40-3989; 1946 Dinner Dress 14-piece pattern originally by Butterick, ‘Starred for brilliant evenings…the svelte one-piece dinner dress with horseshoe neckline, curved seaming, deep armhole cap sleeves (A); long fitted sleeves with button trim (B). Four-piece skirt features its dramatic side-swept drapery.’ 5/8" seams

1945 Dresses, D40-6000

D40-6000; 1945 Dress 14-piece pattern originally by McCall Pattern Co. for the shirred, asymmetrical dress with draped skirt and bracelet or short sleeve. 1/2" seams are given. Sizes: Fits 16-40 (34 to 40" bust, 28 to 34" waist, 37 to 43" hip).

1949 Suit Dress SE40-5105

SE40-5105; 1949 Two-Piece Suit Dress 11-piece pattern originally by Butterick Patterns, 'Jaunty suit dress styled on slim lines…flaunts an open flyaway collar: fascinating pockets that curve into a single buttoning of the sides; three-gore skirt. (View A) Long sleeves. (View B) Bracelet-length sleeves; contrast skirt'

1941 Two-Piece Swim Suit Sp40-9046

Sp40-9046; 1941 Two-Piece Swimsuit 9-piece hand-drafted pattern originally from Vogue, 'Bra top with draped fullness tied in knot at center front. The band finish at lower edge also ties in knot at front, and buttons at center back. Wide shoulder straps cross at back. Flared skirt an shorts are attached to folded belt

1947 Dress D40-359

D40-359; 1947 Dress 12-piece pattern originally from Vogue, this dress features flattering lines of shirring under a straight yoke at the bust and side skirt sections. It may be cut with long or short sleeves. 5/8" seams are given. Sizes: Size set A fits 14-40(32" to 40" bust, 26" to 34" waist, 35" to 43" hip). See th

1947 Dress D40-4185

D40-4185; 1947 Dress 12-piece pattern originally by Butterick, ‘The decorative detail on the bodice of this women’s one-piece dress adds a distinctive note. Sleeves are in three lengths: short (note the curved lines), below-elbow, or long. The skirt has soft fullness in front and a three-gore back'. 5/8" seams are gi

1940's Men's Wide Leg Trousers

T40-3988 1940's Men's Trousers 9-piece pattern for the trousers with a front watch pocket, single pleat near the center front and shaped with darts closer to the side seam. 5/8" seams are given. Sizes: Size set A fitting 32" to 38" waist Size set B fitting 38" to 44" waist

1947 Dress D40-359

D40-359; 1947 Dress 12-piece pattern originally from Vogue, this dress features flattering lines of shirring under a straight yoke at the bust and side skirt sections. It may be cut with long or short sleeves. 5/8" seams are given. Sizes: Size set A fits 14-40(32" to 40" bust, 26" to 34" waist, 35" to 43" hip). See th

1946 Day or Evening Dress D40-4711

E40-4711; 1946 Day or Evening Dress 11-piece pattern originally by Vogue, the one-piece day dress is in short length, or evening dress is in long length. Skirt joins the soft kimono-style blouse in a high shaped line. Inset godet at center front skirt; the blouse has fulness at shoulders and mid-section with a high s

1920's Patterns

1929 Australian Day Dress D20-Aus

D20-Aus; 1929 Day Dress 5-piece hand-drafted pattern originally from Weldon's of Australia comes with an illustrated cutting layout, but the instructions are un-illustrated. The light amount of instruction is in text only.One MUST add seam allowances to this pattern before using it! Size: Size 18 fits 36" bust, 30" wa

1929 Skirt, Blouse & Coat Ensemble SE20-5955

SE20-5955; 1929 Coat, Skirt and Blouse 24-piece pattern for the box coat in long (A) or short (C) length, long sleeve (A & C) or sleeveless (B) blouse and pieced skirt with diagonal seams originally by McCall. The box coat (8-piece pattern) may be ordered as a separate or, the blouse and skirt (16-piece pattern) a

1929 Skirt, Blouse & Coat Ensemble SE20-5955

SE20-5955; 1929 Coat, Skirt and Blouse 24-piece pattern for the box coat in long (A) or short (C) length, long sleeve (A & C) or sleeveless (B) blouse and pieced skirt with diagonal seams originally by McCall. The box coat (8-piece pattern) may be ordered as a separate or, the blouse and skirt (16-piece pattern) a

1928 Coquette Blouse, B20-053

B20-053; 1928 Coquette Blouse 5-piece hand-drafted pattern with all instructions translated into English. The original French instructions are also included. 3/8” (1cm) seams are given. Size: Size 18 fits 36" bust, 30" waist, 39" hip.

1929 Pintucked Coat with Godets

C20-6681; 1929 Pin-tucked Coat with Godets 8-piece pattern originally by Beyer's Modenblatt, this slim ¾ coat fits snugly to the body via pin tucks which terminate into four Godets around the hem. A single button closes the front of the Coat and swinging the attached fur trimmed Scarf Collar round closes the top of t

1920 Evening Frock, E20-1920

E20-1920-1 1920 Evening Frock 3-piece pattern for one of the first 'scandalous' dresses for its 'missing' the back! Originally a design from the January 3, 1920 edition of Mode Pratique, all instructions are translated into English. The original French instructions are also included. This pattern is for the more advan

1929 Frock with Handkerchief Panels, E20-6633

E20-6633; 1929 Evening Frock 6-piece pattern originally by Beyer's Moenblatt, the original text advised this frock be cut from white silk crepe with a fire red silk flower placed at the shoulder for stunning contrast! This pattern is for the more advanced sewer as instructions are very basic and lightly illustrated, th

Transparent velvet in green tones, I refer to this as my 'Absinthe Frock'. I made this sample in 2003.

1929 Evening Gown & Scarf

E20-6632; 1929 Evening Frock & Scarf 8-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Beyer's. The handkerchief hem of the skirt is actually an effect via a drape panel that is sewn in at the geometric dropped waistline. The hip is closely fit with a pin-tucked girdle across front and back. This pattern is for the more a

1929 Evening Frock

1929 Evening Frock E20-5941

E20-5941; 1929 Evening Frock 7-piece pattern originally by McCall, 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 allowed. Sizes: Size set A fits 14-18 (32" to 36" bust, 26" to 30" waist, 35" to 39" hip). Size set B fits

1920's Robe de Style

E20-1772; 1920's Robe de Style 11-piece pattern originally by Butterick. Known for its full, dropped waist skirt at a time of popular straight-cut dresses, this Robe de Style pattern comes with pieces and instructions to make the paniers (to go under the dress), the bows and fabric flowers and leaves for embellishment

1930's Patterns

1937 Evening Gown, Cape and Slip E30-371

E30-371; 1937 Evening Gown, Cape and Slip 17-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Vogue as one of their Couturier Patterns, 'Ensemble consists of frock and short cape. Frock has skirt with very wide gathered back panels in the side front seams. Front of skirt and panels are cut bias. Soft inverted pleat at cente

1936 Bridal Veils Br30-3043

Br30-3043; 1936 Bridal Veils 6-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Simplicity for the set of three veils, 'Choose one of these beguiling styles for the most important day of your life! Style I has a tiny cap; the veil folds over to form a cape and joins the cap. Flowers perch at the top. A youthful chin strap m

1939 Evening Gown E30-9774

E30-9774; 1939 Evening Gown 7-piece pattern originally by The McCall Pattern Company. A continuous fabric strap threads through the shoulders of the front and back to create a crossing effect as back interest. Hem has a slight train in back. This pattern is for the more advanced sewer as instructions are very basic a

1933 Katharine Hepburn Ensemble D30-5156PR (Multi-size)

D30-5156PR; 1933 Katharine Hepburn Ensemble (Multi-size) 11-piece pattern originally by Butterick is a very scarce pattern for Howard Greer's design for a costume as worn by Miss Hepburn in an R.K.O. Radio Picture', being her first starring role in 'Christopher Strong'. The ensemble consists of the pleated hat, one-

1930 Evening Gown E30-6573

E30-6573; 1930 Evening Gown 7-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Vogue, this pattern was forwarded to us by a customer whose grandmother used it in 1930 to sew her wedding gown. I was able to feel a swatch of the lovely ivory silk crepe she had cut it from 73 years ago! This customer wore her grandmother's gown

1934 Three-Piece Ensemble SE30-1399

SE30-1399; 1934 Three-Piece Ensemble 14-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Simplicity, this pattern includes the paneled skirt and a blouse with an attached scarf over which the cape buttons-just brilliant! 1/2" seams are given. Black & white model shows blouse & skirt only. Gloves are from pattern Acc3

1933 Katharine Hepburn Ensemble D30-5156PR (Multi-size)

D30-5156PR; 1933 Katharine Hepburn Ensemble (Multi-size) 11-piece pattern originally by Butterick is a very scarce pattern for Howard Greer's design for a costume as worn by Miss Hepburn in an R.K.O. Radio Picture', being her first starring role in 'Christopher Strong'. The ensemble consists of the pleated hat, one-

1934 Finned Evening Gown, E30-7858

E30-7858; 1934 Finned Evening Gown 10-piece digitally-drafted pattern originally by McCall, this is a remarkable example of 1930's detailing! The bodice and skirt front are in one and shaped at the waistline with tucks for fitting. Fins of narrowly hemmed flounces are incorporated at the side seams of the skirt front

1939 Crinoline Costume Cos30-607

Cos30-607; 1939 Crinoline Costume 9-piece hand-drafted pattern originally from DuBarry, 'The basque bodice joins to a skirt and over-skirt with a hip yoke and peplum.' The sleeve is trimmed with a lower lace section and a fichu ties about the shoulders. 1/2" seams are given. This pattern does NOT include pieces for th

Photo by Disney photographers

1938 Dinner Dresses D30-9906

D30-9906; 1938 Dinner Dresses 8-piece pattern originally by The McCall Pattern Company, the dinner dress may be cut in longer or shorter length. Long fitted, short cap or short, shaped sleeves may be used. 3/8" seams are allowed. Read my post about the ribbon gown I made from this pattern on Threads Magazine! Also,

1933 Katharine Hepburn Ensemble D30-5156

D30-5156; 1933 Katharine Hepburn Ensemble 16-piece digitally-drafted pattern originally by Butterick is a very scarce pattern for Howard Greer's design for a costume as worn by Miss Hepburn in an R.K.O. Radio Picture', being her first starring role in 'Christopher Strong'. The ensemble consists of the pleated hat, o

Photo Credit: Tara O Photos, Dressmaker: @creatablelady (Instagram)

1930's Dinner Gown & Cape E30-744

E30-744; 1930's Dinner Gown & Cape Advanced 5-piece pattern. 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. You see a smashing gold satin version of this gown by Lauren @Wearing History Pattern

1934 Blouse with Jabot, B30-1444

B30-1444; 1934 Blouse with Jabot 7-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Simplicity, ‘Surplice Blouse has lower front blouse section with a belt worn at the waistline. Shaped sleeves are top-stitched for detail and a ruffled jabot is gathered down at front right side, which closes with a button. 1/2" seams are give

1930 Evening Gown, E30-6298

E30-6298; 1930 Evening Gown 9-piece pattern for advanced sewers. Originally by McCall, dynamic with the asymmetric bodice and uneven, puddling skirt hem. Original pattern size was 14. This pattern is for the more advanced sewer as instructions are very basic and lightly illustrated, they are not depicted in a step-b

1936 Swimsuits

Sp30-6790; 1936 Swimsuits 19-piece pattern originally by Butterick for the bathing suit in two styles. Separate halter and shorts or attached skirt and under shorts. Detachable tie-on skirt may also be worn as a cape. 3/4" seams are given at underarm (all side) seams and 3/8" seams are given on all other edges. Sizes

1930 Evening Gown, E30-6573

E30-6573; 1930 Evening Gown 7-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Vogue, this pattern was forwarded to us by a customer whose grandmother used it in 1930 to sew her wedding gown. I was able to feel a swatch of the lovely ivory silk crepe she had cut it from 73 years ago! This customer wore her grandmother's gown

1937 'Directoire' Dress, D30-9079

D30-9079; 1937 Dress 8-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Pictorial Review, 'The Directoire influence is seen in this charming frock with its skirt joining the blouse in points above waistline. Gathers in the blouse, the low V-neck and straight slim skirt are also reflections of that era'. Size: Size 16 fits 34"

1937 Blouses, B30-7482

B30-7482; 1936 Blouses 5-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Vogue, 'Blouse front is gathered and just above stomacher section, and buttons at front below a slightly built-up V-neck line. Belt runs from side seams, crosses at back and ties at center front. Has long or short sleeves slightly gathered at top. Esp

E30-1283, 1937 Evening Gown

E30-1283; 1937 Evening Gown 9-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Hollywood, 'This one-piece frock features the new sectional swing skirt that is joined to the bodice by a shaped stomacher section. Twisted shoulder straps in one with the fronts continue to the low décolletage in back, or plain ribbon straps may b

1937 Evening Gown, Cape and Slip E30-371

E30-371; 1937 Evening Gown, Cape and Slip 17-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Vogue as one of their Couturier Patterns, 'Ensemble consists of frock and short cape. Frock has skirt with very wide gathered back panels in the side front seams. Front of skirt and panels are cut bias. Soft inverted pleat at cente

1930's Dinner Gown & Cape E30-744

E30-744; 1930's Dinner Gown & Cape Advanced 5-piece pattern. 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. You see a smashing gold satin version of this gown by Lauren @Wearing History Pattern

1934 Finned Evening Gown, E30-7858

E30-7858; 1934 Finned Evening Gown 10-piece digitally-drafted pattern originally by McCall, this is a remarkable example of 1930's detailing! The bodice and skirt front are in one and shaped at the waistline with tucks for fitting. Fins of narrowly hemmed flounces are incorporated at the side seams of the skirt front

1934 Dinner or Street Dress D30-1379

D30-1379; 1934 Day Dress & Dinner Ensemble 15-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Simplicity for the two-piece day ensemble in shorter skirt and blouse with epaulets and plain neck line or the ‘Sunday Night Frock’ in longer skirt and boat neck blouse with revers and cuffed puff sleeves. 1/2" seams are given. S

1934 Blouse with Jabot, B30-1444

B30-1444; 1934 Blouse with Jabot 7-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Simplicity, ‘Surplice Blouse has lower front blouse section with a belt worn at the waistline. Shaped sleeves are top-stitched for detail and a ruffled jabot is gathered down at front right side, which closes with a button. 1/2" seams are give

1936 Graduation or Evening Frock E30-1655

E30-1655; 1936 Graduation or Evening Frock 6-piece hand-drafted pattern originally from DuBarry, the collar of this frock is in one with each front and back bodice piece to create a flattering drape across the shoulders. Size: Size 18 fits 36" bust, 30" waist, 39" hip.

1936 Ladies' Three-Piece Ensemble SE30-2165

SE30-2165; 1936 Ladies' Three-Piece Ensemble 10-piece digitally drafted pattern originally by Simplicity for the skirt, jacket and cape-makes me think of costuming from 'Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow'! 1/2" seams are given. Size: Size 20 fits 38" bust, 32" waist, 41" hip.

1938 Dress D30-3012

D30-3012 1938 Dress 7-piece hand-drafted pattern originally from Simplicity, 'A new high in fashion are these frocks. The V-necked bodice and skirt are in one, cut bias in front and straight in back. Back laps over front at shoulders to give a yoke effect. Style 1 is a dramatic contrast, fullness is held at waist by

1937 Men's Shirts S30-3089

S30-3089 1937 Men's Shirts Originally by Simplicity, 'Here is the ideal shirt for sportswear. It is buttoned at the front and gathered to yoke at back. Two or three patch pockets with buttoned flaps are shown. Sleeves are long or short. Worn with a belt, it makes a good-looking jacket.' This 10-piece pattern gives a le

1939 Evening Gown E30-9774

E30-9774; 1939 Evening Gown 7-piece pattern originally by The McCall Pattern Company. A continuous fabric strap threads through the shoulders of the front and back to create a crossing effect as back interest. Hem has a slight train in back. This pattern is for the more advanced sewer as instructions are very basic a

1934 Finned Evening Gown, E30-7858

E30-7858; 1934 Finned Evening Gown 10-piece digitally-drafted pattern originally by McCall, this is a remarkable example of 1930's detailing! The bodice and skirt front are in one and shaped at the waistline with tucks for fitting. Fins of narrowly hemmed flounces are incorporated at the side seams of the skirt front

1930's Dress SP-948

SP-948; 1930's Dress 9-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by DuBarry, a lower section creates a flattering flare to the paneled skirt. Raglan sleeves have upper and lower sections to create puff sleeves of great volume. 1/2" seams are given. Size: Size 16 (34" bust, 28" waist, 37" hip). This is a pattern made avai

1936 Evening Underpinnings, U30-1517

U30-1517; 1936 Evening Underpinnings 8-piece digitally-drafted pattern originally by Simplicity, This is a difficult pattern to find for the low-cut brassiere to go with evening wear of the time. Shown in silk/cotton sateen, worn over our 1929 Garter Belt Pattern. 1/2" seams are given. Denise at Romantic Recollections

1933 Garden Ensemble of Pajamas and Apron NL30-1241

NL30-1241; Garden Ensemble of Pajamas and Apron A very unusual 13-piece pattern originally by Simplicity for the wide leg 'pyjama' or trousers and blouse with two styles of sleeves (large puff or shirred cap). The apron attaches to the blouse via buttonhole and Eton-style jacket with bell sleeves is worn under the pet

1938 Frocks D30-2636

D30-2636; 1938 Frocks 11-piece digitally-drafted pattern originally by Simplicity, 'Style I has V-neckline with pointed collar. Bodice gathers on high waistline to yoke. Short sleeves finished with a band. Twelve-gored skirt joins to lower edge of yoke. Style II has square neckline and short sleeves finishes with plea

1939 Evening Gown E30-9774

E30-9774; 1939 Evening Gown 7-piece pattern originally by The McCall Pattern Company. A continuous fabric strap threads through the shoulders of the front and back to create a crossing effect as back interest. Hem has a slight train in back. This pattern is for the more advanced sewer as instructions are very basic a

1939 Housecoat NL30-2170

NL30-2170; 1939 Dressing Gown 11-piece pattern originally by Advance, this housecoat in long or shorter length may be made with a collar or rever front. The sleeve may also be cut long or in shorter length. The bodice of the collar style may be made in self or contrasting fabric. 1/2" seams given. Sizes: Size set A

1934 Tea Frock & Jacket D30-1432

D30-1432; 1934 Tea Frock & Jacket 12-piece hand-drafted pattern originally from Simplicity, a very slenderizing ensemble especially when the skirt is cut bias vs. on straight of grain. The skirt is cut out at the side seams below the hip into which an inset is sewn for a flounced effect. The sleeveless jacket sli

1932 Evening Gown E30-6983

E30-6983; 1932 Evening Gown Advanced 5-piece pattern, design originally by McCall. This is an advanced design for the evening gown with back stays and sash in self or contrasting fabric. The bodice is cut on the bias and the skirt may be cut bias or on the straight of grain. 3/8" seams are given. Sizes: Size set A f

1934 Finned Evening Gown, E30-7858

E30-7858; 1934 Finned Evening Gown 10-piece digitally-drafted pattern originally by McCall, this is a remarkable example of 1930's detailing! The bodice and skirt front are in one and shaped at the waistline with tucks for fitting. Fins of narrowly hemmed flounces are incorporated at the side seams of the skirt front

1933 Evening Gown E30-4327

E30-4327; 1933 Evening Gown 8-piece pattern for advanced sewers. By Excella, 'This formal gown is cut (in kimono style) with smart dolman sleeves cut in one with the blouse is very easy to make. The back is slashed and closed to the neck and the sleeves may be opened from shoulder to elbow. Markings on the pattern pr

1936 Graduation or Evening Frock E30-1655

E30-1655; 1936 Graduation or Evening Frock 6-piece hand-drafted pattern originally from DuBarry, the collar of this frock is in one with each front and back bodice piece to create a flattering drape across the shoulders. Size: Size 18 fits 36" bust, 30" waist, 39" hip.

1934 Evening Gown or Long Sundress

E30-3949; 1934 Evening Gown 7-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Excella, The evening gown can be cut sleeveless or long sleeve with cut-away shoulders. There is also an option for cutting the back in a deep scoop, or higher square neckline. This pattern only has text instructions for construction and illustrated

1934 Evening Gown or Long Sundress

E30-3949; 1934 Evening Gown 7-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Excella, The evening gown can be cut sleeveless or long sleeve with cut-away shoulders. There is also an option for cutting the back in a deep scoop, or higher square neckline. This pattern only has text instructions for construction and illustrated

1900's to 1919 Patterns

1901 Habit & Skirt, C00-Habit & Sk00-Jupe

C00-Habit; 1901 Habit 10-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Journal des Demoiselles et Petit Courrier des Dames. Pieces for the jacket and gilet are included. Pieces for the plastron shown are not included. Best for advanced skill level as the instructions are not illustrated and very basic. 1/2" seams are a

Victorian Patterns

1862 Waist B60-S62

B80-S62; 1862 Sheer (or not) Waist 8-piece pattern includes Perleine. The lower potrion of the sweeping sleeves may be detachable as a jockey. Part of a Victorian series of patterns with TheBarringtonHouse.org, these patterns are according to today's sizing standards. 3/8" seams are allowed. Originally circulated Mar

1886 Corset, U80-1886

U80-1886; 1886 Corset French Twill Corset with lightly illustrated instructions, best for experienced levels. 5/8" seams are given. This corset is worn under the 1887 Bat Crinoline Pattern sold here. Sizes: Size set A fits 33" to 39" bust, 22" to 28" waist, 33" to 37" hip. Size set B fits 41" to 45" bust, 28" to 34"

1887 Bat Crinoline

1887 Bat Crinoline Cos80-1887

Cos80-1887; 1887 Bat Crinoline 21-piece pattern for the wings, corset bodice, flounced skirt, gloves, polonaise and fichu. 5/8" seams are given.This pattern does NOT include pieces for the crinoline or optional bustle pad. I have given recommendation in the yardage chart as to sourcing patterns for these parts. I have

1950's Patterns

1960's Sarong Dress D60-108

D60-108; 1960's Sarong Dress 8-piece pattern for the Hawaiian sarong which may be made strapless or in halter top style. The Kikepa stole may be fastened to one shoulder of bodice with buttons. The bodice is boned at seams. This pattern is for the more advanced sewer as instructions are very basic and lightly illustrat

1953 Shorts, Bra, Skirt & Shorts

Sp50-4310; 1953 Shorts, Bra, Skirt & Shirt 16-piece pattern originally by Simplicity, 'Shorts are joined to a waistband and have a back zipper closing. Drawstrings at side seams are optional. Bra is styled with gathers at center front, band at lower edge and back button closing'. Full circle skirt with optional

1956 Mermaid Evening Gown and Kimono Coat

E50-3818; 1956 Mermaid Evening Dress & Coat This digitally-drafted pattern was originally by McCall's. Perfect for any formal occasion, the dress and kimono coat patterns are sold together or the dress is sold as a separate. 5/8" seams are given. The dress pattern only has 14 pieces, pieces and instructions are g

1910's Patterns

1910's Child's Sack Dress, D10-5580

D10-5580; 1910's Sack Aprons 7-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by McCall. Throughout the 1800’s and into the early 1900’s, the term ‘sack’ was often used to describe a loose fitting garment. In this case, the term ‘sack apron’ is what we understand to be an unfitted dress. At the time this design originally ci

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1937 Evening Gown, Cape and Slip E30-371

E30-371; 1937 Evening Gown, Cape and Slip 17-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Vogue as one of their Couturier Patterns, 'Ensemble consists of frock and short cape. Frock has skirt with very wide gathered back panels in the side front seams. Front of skirt and panels are cut bias. Soft inverted pleat at cente

1936 Bridal Veils Br30-3043

Br30-3043; 1936 Bridal Veils 6-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Simplicity for the set of three veils, 'Choose one of these beguiling styles for the most important day of your life! Style I has a tiny cap; the veil folds over to form a cape and joins the cap. Flowers perch at the top. A youthful chin strap m

1862 Waist B60-S62

B80-S62; 1862 Sheer (or not) Waist 8-piece pattern includes Perleine. The lower potrion of the sweeping sleeves may be detachable as a jockey. Part of a Victorian series of patterns with TheBarringtonHouse.org, these patterns are according to today's sizing standards. 3/8" seams are allowed. Originally circulated Mar

1960's Sarong Dress D60-108

D60-108; 1960's Sarong Dress 8-piece pattern for the Hawaiian sarong which may be made strapless or in halter top style. The Kikepa stole may be fastened to one shoulder of bodice with buttons. The bodice is boned at seams. This pattern is for the more advanced sewer as instructions are very basic and lightly illustrat

1939 Evening Gown E30-9774

E30-9774; 1939 Evening Gown 7-piece pattern originally by The McCall Pattern Company. A continuous fabric strap threads through the shoulders of the front and back to create a crossing effect as back interest. Hem has a slight train in back. This pattern is for the more advanced sewer as instructions are very basic a

1933 Katharine Hepburn Ensemble D30-5156PR (Multi-size)

D30-5156PR; 1933 Katharine Hepburn Ensemble (Multi-size) 11-piece pattern originally by Butterick is a very scarce pattern for Howard Greer's design for a costume as worn by Miss Hepburn in an R.K.O. Radio Picture', being her first starring role in 'Christopher Strong'. The ensemble consists of the pleated hat, one-

1930 Evening Gown E30-6573

E30-6573; 1930 Evening Gown 7-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Vogue, this pattern was forwarded to us by a customer whose grandmother used it in 1930 to sew her wedding gown. I was able to feel a swatch of the lovely ivory silk crepe she had cut it from 73 years ago! This customer wore her grandmother's gown

1929 Australian Day Dress D20-Aus

D20-Aus; 1929 Day Dress 5-piece hand-drafted pattern originally from Weldon's of Australia comes with an illustrated cutting layout, but the instructions are un-illustrated. The light amount of instruction is in text only.One MUST add seam allowances to this pattern before using it! Size: Size 18 fits 36" bust, 30" wa

1934 Three-Piece Ensemble SE30-1399

SE30-1399; 1934 Three-Piece Ensemble 14-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Simplicity, this pattern includes the paneled skirt and a blouse with an attached scarf over which the cape buttons-just brilliant! 1/2" seams are given. Black & white model shows blouse & skirt only. Gloves are from pattern Acc3

1933 Katharine Hepburn Ensemble D30-5156PR (Multi-size)

D30-5156PR; 1933 Katharine Hepburn Ensemble (Multi-size) 11-piece pattern originally by Butterick is a very scarce pattern for Howard Greer's design for a costume as worn by Miss Hepburn in an R.K.O. Radio Picture', being her first starring role in 'Christopher Strong'. The ensemble consists of the pleated hat, one-

1934 Finned Evening Gown, E30-7858

E30-7858; 1934 Finned Evening Gown 10-piece digitally-drafted pattern originally by McCall, this is a remarkable example of 1930's detailing! The bodice and skirt front are in one and shaped at the waistline with tucks for fitting. Fins of narrowly hemmed flounces are incorporated at the side seams of the skirt front

1939 Crinoline Costume Cos30-607

Cos30-607; 1939 Crinoline Costume 9-piece hand-drafted pattern originally from DuBarry, 'The basque bodice joins to a skirt and over-skirt with a hip yoke and peplum.' The sleeve is trimmed with a lower lace section and a fichu ties about the shoulders. 1/2" seams are given. This pattern does NOT include pieces for th

1929 Skirt, Blouse & Coat Ensemble SE20-5955

SE20-5955; 1929 Coat, Skirt and Blouse 24-piece pattern for the box coat in long (A) or short (C) length, long sleeve (A & C) or sleeveless (B) blouse and pieced skirt with diagonal seams originally by McCall. The box coat (8-piece pattern) may be ordered as a separate or, the blouse and skirt (16-piece pattern) a

1929 Skirt, Blouse & Coat Ensemble SE20-5955

SE20-5955; 1929 Coat, Skirt and Blouse 24-piece pattern for the box coat in long (A) or short (C) length, long sleeve (A & C) or sleeveless (B) blouse and pieced skirt with diagonal seams originally by McCall. The box coat (8-piece pattern) may be ordered as a separate or, the blouse and skirt (16-piece pattern) a

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1938 Dinner Dresses D30-9906

D30-9906; 1938 Dinner Dresses 8-piece pattern originally by The McCall Pattern Company, the dinner dress may be cut in longer or shorter length. Long fitted, short cap or short, shaped sleeves may be used. 3/8" seams are allowed. Read my post about the ribbon gown I made from this pattern on Threads Magazine! Also,

1933 Katharine Hepburn Ensemble D30-5156

D30-5156; 1933 Katharine Hepburn Ensemble 16-piece digitally-drafted pattern originally by Butterick is a very scarce pattern for Howard Greer's design for a costume as worn by Miss Hepburn in an R.K.O. Radio Picture', being her first starring role in 'Christopher Strong'. The ensemble consists of the pleated hat, o

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