1940’s Wartime Preppy Style Afternoon Dress Print at Home PDF Sewing Pattern


75 in stock


The Perfect Misses Dress from 1940. Style I has
a double collar and a slide fastener trims the front.
Flaps below the shoulder and at the hip line make
a decorative trimming. Long sleeves are darted at
the top. Style II has short sleeves, pleated at the
bottom and darted at the top. A single collar used.

Suggested fabrics
Style I: Bengaline, Hop-sacking weaves, moss crepe,
novelty silk, wool jersey, sheer wool.

Style II: Plain or printed: Cottons, Linen, Shantung,
Spun rayon, Rayon crepe, Silk crepe.

To fit: Bust 36 ins. – Waist 30 ins. – Hip 39 ins.

The pattern comes with instructions and a sewing guide.

Skill level: Advanced Beginner

The pattern has been totally restored with clear
instructions and markings

When printing the pattern from the PDF, you must
choose actual size. Otherwise your pattern will
come out the wrong. It is set up to print for both
US letter/legal and A4. Also included is a full
size version you can take to the print shop

Digital reproduction pattern – Copyright My
Vintage Wish 2017. All rights reserved.