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DRESSMAKING PATTERNS

DRESSES AND SUITS 1970s, 1980s, 1990s

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Dress and Suit Patterns 1950s/1960s

Dress and Suit Patterns 1950s/1960s part 2

Dress and Suit Patterns 

1970s onwards

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70s, 80s,90s Dresses and Suits - page 1 70s, 80s,90s Dresses and Suits - page 2

Women's Dresses and Suits 1970s, 1980s, 1990s  - see separate page for Vogue designer patterns

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Style 2156

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Dress or Overdress

8 pieces

Flared dress or overdress, featuring deep frill around lower edge, is gathered to yoke cut with square neckline.  Centre back zipper.  Short frilled sleeves or long full sleeves gathered at head and gathered into buttoned cuffs. 

Size 14 (Bust 36", Waist 28", Hips 38")

(c) 1977

10

Style 3399

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Wedding Dress and Coat or Bridesmaid's Dress

15 pieces

Lined dress has high-line bodice with curved seaming and round neckline, shaped skirt and back zipper.  Sleeveless, short or long sleeves.  Lined coat with centre back seam has cut-on train, long set-in sleeves are gathered into frilled loop and cuttoned cuffs.  Optional lined attached hood.

Size 14 (Bust 36", Waist 27", Hips 38")

(c) 1971

5

Style 4840

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Pinafore dress in two lengths

5 pieces

Pinafore dress has centre front seam and back zipper.  Lowered neckline and trim or V neckline. 

Size 13jp (Bust 35", waist 27", Hips 36")

(c) 1974

8

Simplicity 5347

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Dress in two lengths

14 pieces

Dress with flared skirt attached to bodice above normal waistline has princess seaming, back zipper closing, sweetheart neckline, set-in sleeves gathered to armholes and tie ends. 

Size 14 (Bust 36", Waist 28", Hips 38")

(c) 1972

8

Simplicity 5783

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Dress in two lengths

11 pieces (one piece missing -F - waistline stay)

Dres with bias skirt attached to bodice at normal waistline has back zipper, bias front bodice gathered to yoke, sweetheart neckline and set-in sleeves gathered to armholes.

Size 14 (Bust 36", Waist 28", Hips 38")

(c) 1973

7

Style 1436

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Pinafore Dress and Blouse

14 pieces

Pinafore dress with high-line bodice has square neckline, ties from side fronts, and back zipper.  Sleeveless or with set-in sleeves and frill.  Blouse with collar has front button fastening and long set-in sleeves gathered into buttoned cuffs.

Size 14 (Bust 36", Waist 28", Hips 38")

(c) 1976

6

Vogue 7692

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Jacket and Dress

Semi-fitted,unlined, below-waist length jacket with fronts extending into standing collar has extended shoulders, forward shoulder seams and patch pocket.  Pullover dress has fitted bodice, straight skirt, shoulder straps, centre back slit and button and loop.  Elasticised waist, pockets in side seams. 

Size 14 (Bust 92cm, Waist 71cm, Hips 97cm)

6

News of the World 206

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 Dress and Camisole

11 pieces

Envelope has several small tears

Size 10-16 (Bust 32.5-38", Waist 26-30", Hips 34.5-40")              

6

Style 3427

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Pullover Dress

10 pieces.  Unused, still in factory folds

No envelope - has section from catalogue wrapped around pieces

Size 12 (Bust 87cm)

Style 3484

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Pullover Dress

11 pieces.  Unused, still in factory folds

No envelope - has section from catalogue wrapped around pieces

Size 12 (Bust 87cm)

8

New Look 6353

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Dress

12 pieces

Four view dress with front slit opening has forward shoulder seam.

Size 10-18 (Bust 32.5-40", Waist 25-32",  Hips 34.5-42")

8

Butterick See & Sew 5769

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Dress 9 pieces

Semi-fitted dress has pointed collar, front inset with neckline slit, armhole bands, and pockets in side seams.  Self-tie belt.

Size 12 (Bust 87cm, Waist 67cm, Hips 92cm)

12

Simplicity 9164

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Dress and Scarf

9 pieces

Dress in two lengths with back zipper, midriff section, low round neckline and short raglan sleeves has elastic casing at neck and sleeve edges.  Optional trims and edgings.  Scarf is triangle shaped

Size 12 (Bust 34", Waist 25.5", Hips 36")

(c) 1970

10

Style 4039

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Dress

6 pieces

Dress in two lengths with high-line bodice has tied halter neckline and back zipper.  Round front neckline or shaped V neckline.  Optional frills. 

Size 12 (Bust 34", Waist 26.5", Hips 36")

(c) 1973

8

Simplicity 6077

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Dress

9 pieces - 1 piece missing (E front neck facing)

A-line dress with high round neckline has front zipper closing, patch pockets and optional self fabric tie belt.  Sleevless or short set-in sleeves.  Optional collar. 

Size 10 1/2 and 12 1/2 (Bust 33/35", Waist 27/29", Hips 35/37")

(c) 1973

12

Simplicity 5914

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Dress

10 pieces.  Unused, still in factory folds

Dress with skirt stitched to bodice above normal waistline has collar, back zipper closing and optional top-stitching and button trim.  Long or short set-in sleeves.

Size 12 1/2 (Bust 35", Waist 29", Hips 37")

(c) 1973

8

Style 4772

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Dress

10 pieces

Envelope in poor condition

Dress in two lengths has slightly raised waistline, shaped midriff band, bias neck-tie, back zipper and long or short sleeves gathered into cut-in armholes.

Size 12 (Bust 34", Waist 26.5", Hips 36")

(c) 1974

10

Style 4852

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Dress

11 pieces

Dress with shaped midriff band has back zipper and set-in long or short sleeves.  Optional collar. 

Size 10 (Bust 32.5", Waist 25", Hips 34.5")

(c) 1974

14

Simplicity 6711

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Dress - Designer Fashion

12 pieces.  Unused, still in factory folds

Long flared dress with bodice front softly gathered to lined shaped midriff has stand-up collar, curved front slit opening and back zipper.  Sleeveless or long set-in sleeves. 

Size 12 (Bust 34", Waist 26.5", Hips 36")

(c) 1974

12

McCall's 4373

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Dress or Top

8 pieces.  Unused, still in factory folds

Size 12 (Bust 34", Waist 26.5", Hips 36")

(c) 1974

8

Style 4941

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Dress

12 pieces

Panelled dress has back zipper. Sleeveless, short or long sleeves. 

Size 16 (Bust 38", Waist 30", Hips 40")

(c) 1974

8

Style 1465

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Dress

10 pieces

Pen markings on front of envelope

Dress gathered onto yoke has waistline seam, bias cut bodice and skirt, front button fastening, sleeves pleated into cut-out armholes, with turn back cuffs.  Optional patch pockets. 

Size 12 (Bust 34", Waist 26.5", Hips 36")

(c) 1976

10

Style 1808

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Dress

6 pieces

Flared, bias cut dress has front zipper opening, pointed collar, and set-in short or cap sleeves.

Size14 (Bust 36", Waist 28", Hips 40")

(c) 1977

8

Simplicity 8015

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Dress or Jumper

7 pieces

Some tears to envelope

Dress or jumper with skirt gathered to tucked bodice at waistline has back zipper, bands and shoulder straps.  Optional ruffles.

Size 12 (Bust 34", Waist 26.5", Hips 36")

(c) 1977

10

Simplicity 8249 

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Dress

11 pieces.  Unused, still in factory folds

Dress in two lengths has collar, back zipper, long set-in sleeves gathered to buttoned cuffs. 

Size 14 (Bust 36", Waist 28", Hips 38")

(c) 1977

10

Style 2123

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Dress or Overdress

8 pieces.  Unused, still in factory folds

Slightly flared dress or overdress, with seam at centre back, has pockets concealed in side seams, zipper in centre front seam, pointed open collar with revers,  belt carriers, and set-in long or short sleeves.  Optional patch pockets.

Size 44-46 (Bust 48-50", Waist 41.5-44", Hips 50-52")

(c) 1977

10

Simplicity 7845

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Dress

12 pieces

Top-stitched dress gathered to yoke has kimono type sleeves, front zipper, collar insets and tie ends.

Size 12 (Bust 34", Waist 26.5", Hips 36")

(c) 1977

10

Style 2313

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Caftan

7 pieces

Pull-over-the-head flared caftan has front slit opening and wide set-in sleeves.  High round neckline with stand collar or boat neckline. 

Size Medium (Bust 34-26", Waist 26.5-28", Hips 36-38")

(c) 1978

8

Simplicity 8510

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Pullover Dress

9 pieces

Pullover dress with front slash opening has elastic waistline casing, short raglan sleeves with turn-back cuffs and buttoned tabs.

Size10-12-14 (Bust 32.5-36", Waist 25-28", Hips 34.5-38")

(c) 1978

10

Style 2333

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Dress and Shawl

9 pieces

Some discolouration to envelope

High waisted dress in two lengths has bodice cut to a deep V, narrow self fabric shoulder straps, flared skirt, and centre back zipper.  Optional gathered tier.  Triangular shawl is trimmed with self fabric frill.

Size 10 (Bust 32.5", Waist 25", Hips 34.5")

(c) 1978

6

Style 2671

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Dress

10 pieces

Envelope stained

Pull-over-the-head dress is gathered into band and has side seam pockets.  Sleeveless or with short sleeves.  Optional cummerbund.

Size 10-12 (Bust 32.5-34", Waist 25-26.5", Hips 34.5-36")

(c) 1979

10

Style 1000

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Pullover dress

14 pieces.  Unused, still in factory folds

Envelope flap torn

Loose-fitting dress in two lengths has front wrap bodice, shawl collar, shoulder pads and elasticised waist seam.  Straight or flared skirt, short or 3/4 length sleeves. 

Size 6-8-10-12 (Bust 30.5-34", Waist 23-26.5", Hips 32.5-36")

8

Style 1859

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Dress

11 pieces

Dropped waist dresses with panelled bodice have cross-over centre front panel forming V neckline.  Short sleeves with gathers at head have inverted pleat at lower edge.  Gathered or tucked skirt.

Size 6-18 (Bust 30.5-40", Waist 23-32", Hips 32.5-42")

5

Vogue 8939

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Dress

9 pieces  - One piece missing ( 2 - bodice front)

Envelope torn at top left

Pullover dress has side front seams, loose-fitting, low-waist bodice, slightly flared skirt, patch pockets, sleeveless or short sleeves. 

Size 10 (Bust 32.5", Waist 25", Hips 34.5")

10

Vogue 8152

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Dress

6 pieces

Dress in two lengths has front and back gathered into fitted, below waist length, bodice.  Above elbow length sleeves elasticized at shoulder and lower edge.  Centre back zipper.

Size 12 (Bust 34", Waist 26.5", Hips 36")

8

Butterick 3790

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Dress

8 pieces

Very loose-fitting dress in two lengths has bateau neckline, shirred shoulders, back neckline slit with button and thread loop, extended armholes, elasticised waistline. 

Size 12 (Bust 34", Waist 26.5", Hips 36")

6

Style 3285

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Pullover Dress

7 pieces

Straight dress wiht elasticated shoulders and waist has centre front neckline split, stand collar, and pockets in side seams. Sleeveless or short sleeves.

Cut to size 14 (Bust 92cm, Waist 71cm, Hips 97cm)

(c) 1981

8

Style 3601

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Dress

14 pieces

Button fastening dress, gathered onto double yoke, has stand collar, gathered colalr and sleeve frills, elasticated waist and pockets in side seams.  Sleeve variations.

Size 14 (Bust 92cm, Waist 71cm, Hips 97cm)

(c) 1982

6

Style 3795

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Button Front Dress

10 pieces (one small piece missing- F  ? facing)

Size12 (Bust 87cm, Waist 67cm, Hips 92cm)

(c) 1982

8

Style 4019

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Pullover Dress

11 pieces

Dress has dolman sleeved bodice onto an elasticised waistline and gathered skirt.  Bodice has front panel.  Sleeves gathered into cuffs. 

Size 10-12-14 (Bust 32.5-36", Waist 25-28", Hips 34.5-38")

(c) 1983

9

Style 4391

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Pullover Dress by Jasper Conran

11 pieces

Original prices marked in red ink on front of envelope.

Semi-fitting dress has boat neckline and yoke.  Skirt is very flared from dropped waistline.  Short or 3/4 length sleeves.

Size 12 (Bust 34", Waist 26.5", 36")

(c) 1985

8

Vogue 7291

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Dress and Jacket

13 pieces

Loose-fitting, unlined, front wrapped jacket has shoulder pads, rounded notched collar, patch pocket, full length sleeves.  Loose-fitting straight dress has rounded notched collar, shoulder pads, front-buttoned closing, pockets in side seams, short sleeves with turn back cuffs, and topstitch trim.

Size 10-12 (Bust 32.5-34", Waist 25-26.5", Hips 34.5-36")

12

Vogue 9257

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Dress and Vest

12 pieces.  Unused, still in factory folds

Loose-fitting dress in two lengths has dropped waist bodice, extended shoulders, shoulder pads, slightly flared skirt, back zipper and short or long sleeves.  Loose-fitting, unlined, hip length, double-breasted vest has extended low armholes. 

Size 6-8-10 (Bust 30.5-32.5", Waist 23-25", Hips 32.5-34.5")

(c) 1985

12

Vogue 9439

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Dress

 9 pieces.  Unused, still in factory folds

Loose-fitting, slightly flared double-breasted dress in two lengths has notched collar, front and back princess seams,side front pockets and short or long sleeves.

Size 14-16-18 (Bust 36-40", Waist 28-32", Hips 38-42")

(c) 1985

12

Simplicity 7275

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Mock-wrap dress

14 pieces.  Unused, still in factory folds

Dress with kimono sleeves has skirt gathered to buttoned waistband, front panel and pleat, and side seam pockets.  Elbow length or 3/4 length sleeves. 

Size10-12-14 (Bust 32.5-36", Waist 25-28", Hips 34.5-38")

(c) 1985

8

Style 4679

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Pullover Dress

13 pieces

Loose-fitting, dropped-waisted dress has front-wrap bodice with notched collar, and skirt gathered onto hip band with tie.  Sleeveless, or short sleeves cut in one with bodice, shoulder pads, sleeve bands.  Pockets in side seams.

Size12-14-16 (Bust 34-38", Waist 26.5-30", Hips 36-40")

(c) 1986

10

Vogue 9459

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Top and Skirt

11 pieces

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Top has loose-fitting blouse bodice, shoulder pads, shaped peplum, back-button closing and short sleeves with cuffs or long sleeves.  Optional collar with tie ends.  Straight skirt has waistband, back vent and back zipper.

Size 12-14-16 (Bust 34-38", Waist 26.5-30", Hips 36-40")

(c) 1986

9

Simplicity 7942

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Dress

14 pieces

Dress with front button closing has loose-fitting bodice gathered to yoke and to waistband, extended shoulders, collar-on-band and skirt with side seam pockets and back yoke with bias inset.

Size 10-12-14 (Bust 32.5-36",Waist 25-28", Hips 34.5-38")

(c) 1987

12

Butterick 4739

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Dress

13 pieces

Dress in two lengths has close-fitted, boned, shaped bodice, side front seams, flared underskirt with side front seams, and attached bow with knot. 

Size 6-8-10 (Bust 30.5-32.5", Waist 23-25", Hips 32.5-34.5")

(c) 1987

12

Butterick 5895

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Dress

16 pieces

Dress in three lengths has self-lined, slightly below waist, shaped bodice with side front and side back seams, flared, pleated skirt, back buttonand zipper closing and above elbow or 3/4 sleeves with cuffs.  Optional shoulder bows with knot. 

Size 10 (Bust 32.5", Waist 25", Hips 34.5")

(c) 1987

12

Style 1501

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Wedding and Bridesmaid Dress

11 pieces

Dress has boned, fitted bodice with slightly dropped waistline.  Draped collar with self fabric ruffles.  Version 1 has gathered skirt with seams ruched at hemline.  Version 2 has gathered skirt  with self fabric ruffle at dropped waistline.

Size 14 (Bust 36", Waist 28", Hips 38")

(c) 1988

12

Butterick 6939

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Dress in Two Lengths

18 pieces

Dress has close-fitting shaped front, lined bodice with side front seams, flared skirt with side front seams, back stay with ruffles, attached bow with knot, side zipper, and above elbow sleeves with stiffening at cap.

Size 12-14-16 (Bust 34-38", Waist 26.5-30", Hips 36-40")

(c) 1988

10

Vogue 7432

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Dress

8 pieces

Loose-fitting, slightly tapered dress has self or contrast collar,slightly cut-in shoulders, shoulder pads, front and back dart tucks and above elbow sleeves with contrast cuffs, or long sleeves.

Size 6-8-10 (Bust 30.5-32.5", Waist 23-25", Hips 32.5-34.5")

(c) 1989

8

Vogue 7638

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Dress (for moderate stretch knits only)

8 pieces

Loose-fitting, tapered, mock wrap dress in two lengths has extended shoulders, shoulder pads, shoulder pleats, back dart tucks, back zipper and hemline slit and above elbow or long sleees.

Size 16 (Bust 38", Waist 30", Hips 40")

(c) 1989

10

McCall's P212

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Anniversary Dress

10 pieces

Wear to corners of envelope

Dress with fitted bodice has dropped waistline, U neckline with or without lace collar trimmed with edging and optional lace medallions, lined lantern shaped sleeves, gathered skirt and back zipper closure. 

Size 10-12-14 (Bust 32.5-36", Waist 25-28", Hips 34.5-38")

(c) 1990

9

McCall's 5301

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Two-piece Dresses

14 pieces

Semi-fitted top has slightly cut-in shoulders, shoulder pads and princess seams.  Sleeve variations.  Slightly flared pleated skirt has side seam pockets, back darts and zipper.  Semi-fitted straight skirt has back darts, zipper and hemline vent.

Size 10-12-14 (Bust 32.5-36", Waist 25-28", Hips 34.5-38")

(c) 1991

8

McCall's 6448

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Unlined Jacket and Dress

14 pieces - cut to Size 16

Jacket with optional patch pockets has front and back darts, slightly extended shoulders, shoulder pads, an upper collar and a bias under collar.  Straight fitting sleeveless dress has front and back princess seams, back zipper and back hemline slit.

Size 14-16-18 (Cut to Bust 38", Waist 28", Hips 38")

(c) 1993

7

Vogue 9005

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Dress

13 pieces

Envelope in poor condition - split at sides

Mock wrap dress in two lengths has shoulder pads, very loose-fitting blouse bodice with front shoulder tucks, elastic waist, straight or flared skirt, front overlay, and above-elbow or long sleeves.

Size 12-14-16 (Bust 34-38", Waist 26.5-30", Hips 36-40")

(c) 1994

 

 
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1970s onwards

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