50’s Style Dress

Skill level: intermediate

UK size 10 :  to fit approximately 34″ bust-27″ waist

A project created for the Dec.2013  issue of Making magazine:

A sleeveless 1950’s style dress with full box pleated skirt

photo of brocade party dress
VeraVenus 1950’s party Dress

Download tiled A4 dress pattern and instructions .  33 pages to print

For those of you fortunate to have access to large format printing here is the full size non tiled pattern:

 Dress Bodice A1 LARGE FORMAT PRINTERS ONLY    (59.4 cms x 84.1 cms / 33.1 inches x 23.4inches)

Dress Skirt A0 LARGE FORMAT PRINTERS ONLY   (84.1 cms x 118.9 cms/ 33.1 inches x 48.8 inches)

See this Threads Magazine article on basic pattern grading if you want to make a different size.

photo of model in brocade dress and matching stole
Go full glamour and make a matching stole!