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Pattern Tour, D40-4185
1940's D40-4185 EvaDress Patterns formal frock Pattern TourAlexandra Reynolds
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 given. See this style featured in Threads Magazine Pattern Review, page 24 of issue #188 (Dec. '16/Jan. '17). The V-neck and shoulder cut outs follow the heavily emphasized design element of the 1940's to frame the face in the most flattering way. I am always onboard with using organza to create crisp corners or...
February Winner in the monthly $25 gift certificate drawing to EvaDress.com!
1940's EvaDress Patterns frock Monthly $25 gift certificate to EvaDress.com Monthly drawing winnerAlexandra Reynolds
@huar_couture Instagram-posted her creation from pattern D40-5087, the 1940's Dress (pattern below). She was chosen in the drawing and received the $25 gift certificate to EvaDress.com for the month of February. Be sure to post your makes from EvaDress Patterns on Instagram and/or FaceBook by tagging (#EvaDressPatterns) and you will be automatically entered for a chance at a monthly drawing for $25 off at EvaDress Patterns! There is no limit to the number of posts you make each month (gives more chances to win the drawing!).
Pattern Tour D40-5810
1940s 1943 dress EvaDress PatternsAlexandra Reynolds
5-piece pattern originally by DuBarry Pattern Co., 'Dress is gathered below shoulder. Side skirt sections are gathered to front. V-neckline may be trimmed with a ribbon bow. Cape sleeves are provided’. 3/4" seams are given at shoulder and underarm (all side) seams and 1/2" seams are given on all other edges. Sizes: Size set A fits 12-16 (30" to 34" bust, 24" to 28" waist, 33" to 37" hip). Size set B fits 18-40 (36" to 40" bust, 30" to 34" waist, 39" to 43" hip). Order this pattern through Tuesday, May 9, 2022 and get 10% off the...
Pattern Tour, D40-3863
1940's 1943 EvaDress Patterns Pattern TourAlexandra Reynolds
11-piece pattern originally by Advance Pattern Co., this surplice wrap dress has skirt drape and short kimono sleeves (the short sleeve version is in one with the dress front and back) or a long, drop-sleeve may be inserted. Neckline may be cut high or low and an optional bow is affixed at the left side closing. 1/2" seams are given. Sizes: Size set A fits 12-20 (30" to 38" bust, 24" to 32" waist, 33" to 41" hip). Size set B fits 40-46 (40" to 46" bust, 34" to 40" waist, 43" to 49" hip). Order this pattern through Tuesday,...
Patten Tour, D40-1484
1940's EvaDress Patterns frock Pattern TourAlexandra Reynolds
13-piece pattern originally by Hollywood Pattern Co., wrap dress with short or bracelet-length sleeves and diamond inset at the skirt drape. Instructions with dimensions are given to create shoulder pads, if desired although pattern pieces are not provided. 1/2" seams are given. Sizes: Size set A fits 14-20 (32" to 38" bust, 26" to 32" waist, 35" to 41" hip). Size set B fits 40-46 (40" to 46" bust, 34" to 40" waist, 43" to 49" hip). Order this pattern through Tuesday, February 15, 2022 and get 10% off the paper pattern price!