1940s One-Piece Dress and Cape Sewing Pattern



The bodice front is styled with with a center seam and darts in a sunburst effect at waistline.
There are center front and back seams in the skirt and sash ties in a bow at side. The cape is
fashioned with a continuous shoulder and side seam. Bands are attached at shoulder seam to hold
cape in place.

Style 1 has a high neckline with front-slit opening and long sleeves. Style 2 features a cap-type
sleeve and V neckline. Style 3 has a high neck and cap-type sleeve.

There are no fabric suggestions on this one, so something like Viscose, cotton, Linen wool crepe
etc. for the dress and something a little stiffer for the cape. Try Linen, Suiting etc.

To fit Bust 34 ins. Waist 28 ins. Hip 37 ins.

Skill level: Advanced beginner and upwards

The pattern has basic step by step instructions and a helpful sewing guide

Additional information


Paper pattern, Downloadable PDF pattern

Bust size

36 Bust