Misses’ and women’s one-piece dress: The dress is fashioned with raglan sleeves, and a big bound neckline which releases soft gathers in the bodice front. A slim inset belt joins the gathered bodice edge to the skirt which is styled with soft front fullness. There are two curved pockets at skirt front and top stitching is used for trimming bodice. In Style II, the sleeves are made of contrasting fabric and a small bow trims the neck. Cute & simple!
Simplicity 1305; ©1945; Misses' and Women's One-Piece Dress: A slim inset belt joins the button-front bodice and wrap-around skirt. There are soft gathers at lower edge of bodice, tucks at skirt front and darts at skirt back. In Style I, turn-back revers are cut in one with bodice and the skirt is shaped at lower edge. Style II features elongated sleeve bands which are sewn around and below normal armhole. The dress is finished with a large, inside skirt pocket outlined with top-stitching. St...
Misses' and Women's One-Piece Dress in Half Sizes: The V-necked bodice, gathered at the waistline, features soft front fullness released from a shaped shoulder yoke. The panelled skirt joins the front-buttoning bodice under a self or purchased belt. Style 1 has three-quarter sleeves gathered at the lower edge. In Style 2, cape sleeves finish the dress.
Simplicity 1940s Sewing Pattern Depression Era Dress Casual Housedress Sweetheart Neck Short Sleeves Tie Waist Uncut FF Bust 32. $16.00, via Etsy.
JUNIOR MISSES’ DRESS. The dress is fashioned with a smart front panel finished with buttons and buttonholes. The skirt is styled with soft front fullness and buttoned pockets. Style I has a trim convertible collar, short sleeves and a self-belt. The high round neck, belt and outer edges of the waist and skirt front of Style II are bound in a contrasting fabric. OMG those hats!
Simplicity 4339 ©1942 Women’s Dress. The bodice is gathered to a shaped yoke and the V-shaped neckline may be trimmed with dainty lace or fastened with a clip. The skirt is gathered at the side fronts below yoke extensions and joins the bodice of the natural waistline under a belt. Make the sleeves long and fitted, or short and lace-trimmed. Duette worn as a brooch
Hollywood 1387; ca. 1944; One-Piece Dress. Buttons from neck to hem at center-front. Skirt has pleats at side-fronts and a panelled back and joins the blouse under belt. Two patch pockets. Blouses gathered at shoulder yokes, front and back. Notched collar. Long sleeves gathered to cuff-bands and short sleeves.
Evening Ensemble: ca. 1940, velvet, silk-lined bodice, draped skirt with deep slit, bolero jacket, jacket and bodice embellished with rhinestones and clear crystal beads.