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An original ca. 1941 Simplicity Pattern 3789. Misses and Women’s Dress: A mother and daughter fashion. For Child's Dress see Simplicity 3790. This dress is also suitable for maternity wear. Style 1: The back and front yoke effect, smartly closed on each shoulder with buttons are jointed to pleated bodice section. The skirt also pleated joins the bodice at the waistline under a belt. The shoulder openings of style II are secured with slide fasteners. Sleeves bay be long or short.

An original ca. 1950's Simplicity Pattern 1835. Misses' and women's one-piece dress with detachable collar. Slim-line dress with V neckline and inset at bodice front. Pointed ends of bodice lap right over left and fasten at center front. Slim skirt has 4 low placed pleats. View 1 dress has long sleeves with zipper or snap openings; 3 button fastening at bodice front; contrasting detachable pointed collar. View 2 has short sleeves and 1 button fastening at bodice front.

An original ca. 1960 Simplicity Pattern 3401. Dress has front and back yoke cut in one with short kimono sleeves. Bodice front has outside tucks. Entire bodice is gathered at lower edge. Belt is self or purchased. V.1 tie ends are cut in one with yoke. Flared skirt has 4 gores. V. 2 has lowered round neckline in front with opening at center front. Slim skirt has pleats at side seams.

An original ca. 1944 Simplicity Pattern 1204. Misses' and Women's Dress: The bodice features a tuck at the shoulder front, high, round neckline and button-back closing. The slim skirt has a front inverted pleat is seamed down the center back. Welt pockets trim the skirt. Top-stitching outlines the neck, welt pockets and cuff of the three-quarter length sleeve of lower edge of the short sleeves.

An unused original ca. 1950's Advance Pattern 7967. American Designer Series: Original Design by Luis Estevez of Grenelle. Sheath, back-interest Jacket Dress…alongated fitted bodice ends in deep scallops all around. Princess seams curve from sleeveless armholes. Wide bateau neckline forms band across arm, becomes low scoop in back with pleating, self bow detail. high walking pleat skirt center-back. Optional dress lining, side zipper. Contrast cut-away Jacket (lined) bloused back,..

An original ca. 1960's Butterick Pattern 9764. (A) Dress with softly tucked shoulders, shallow neck, set in short sleeves, front pleated flared skirt, self belt. (B) Sleeveless version ( C) Eased sheath version with short sleeves.

An unused, undated (ca. 1940's to 1950's) Marian Martin Pattern 9156. One-piece dress has collarless high neckline that through the combination of the dropped shoulder seam and arched front bodice panels creates a subtle heart-shape at center fornt. This is accented with multiple lines of top-stitching. Gathering in front bodice panels just below dropped shoulder seam. Sleeves can be made short capped, three-quarter or full length. Skirt is a multi-gore flared design.

An original ca. 1949 Vogue Pattern 6801. One-piece dress - Slim skirt with narrow back panel joins bodice at waist-line. Circular front peplum joined in waist-line seam and side seams. Wide, deep neck-line in front, higher in back. Three-quarter length push-up sleeves and short flared sleeves.

An unused original ca. 1958 Simplicity Pattern 2689. Half Size Slenderette - Misses' and Women's One-Piece Dress: Dress features lapel collar, set-in sleeves, kick pleat below the side front button closing and top-stitching. Self or purchased belt may be worn. V. 1 features a contrast collar and bows.

An original ca. 1960's Butterick Pattern 9765. (A) Dress with large shawl collar, front buttoned bodice, short set in sleeves, slim skirt, self-belt. (B) Sleeveless dress with top-stitched scalloped collar. ( C) Shallow necked version with buttoned ring collar.