Vintage Dress Pattern 1950s Shirtwaist Sleeveless Short Sleeves Slim and Full Skirt Simplicity B 34


A wonderful and versatile vintage Simplicity shirtwaist dress pattern that dates to 1955. The pattern has 3 views with lots of different features. The bodice features a peter pan collar and a button up front that can be made with short sleeves or sleeveless. There’s also a left front pocket option. There is a choice of skirts as well – a gathered full skirt or a “slim” pencil skirt with pockets. Note the interesting center back yoke on the bodice, too! You can get lots of different looks from this one pattern!

Measurements:  Envelope states Size 16 / Bust 34 This is VINTAGE size 16 and not the same as modern sizes. Please view the photo with the envelope back to determine sizing.

  • Bust – 34”
  • Waist – 28”
  • Hips – 37”
  • Finished back length of dress – 47”

Condition:  The pattern comes with the instruction sheets (2 pages) is in excellent, unused, and uncut condition and all pieces are present and counted. The envelope has a few tears, including at the upper right corner that does not show in the scan but is there, and is age darkened.

I don’t clean up the photos/scans of my pattern envelopes so you don’t get any surprises when it arrives! All patterns are packaged in plastic to arrive safely to you.

This is a true original vintage sewing pattern – NOT A COPY! We remove all pattern pieces from the envelope and count to make certain that all pieces are either included or that we tell you which pieces are missing. Where patterns are uncut (unused) this means that we have carefully unfolded the pattern, so you may note the disturbance in the factory folding.

Vintage patterns are sold as is and all sales are final. The sad truth is that patterns are very easily copied and tissue paper is somewhat fragile. We thoroughly check the patterns for completeness prior to your purchase and again prior to shipping so you may be assured that what is described is what you will receive!



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SKU: 50249


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Specification: Vintage Dress Pattern 1950s Shirtwaist Sleeveless Short Sleeves Slim and Full Skirt Simplicity B 34

Weight3 oz
Dimensions9 × 7 × 1 in

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Vintage Dress Pattern 1950s Shirtwaist Sleeveless Short Sleeves Slim and Full Skirt Simplicity B 34
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