McCall's 9458 vintage sewing pattern ©1953.
From the rare "Fashion Firsts" series...
"Lovely to Look at...9458"
Nothing is so romantic, so feminine, as a bouffant dress - especially when it has a flattering, dramatic bodice. By choosing the appropriate fabric this style is adaptable to all ages. It is a pattern you will want to use for various seasons. What a lovely picture it would also create for the informal bride, her attendant, or "the mother of"!.....
The extra fashion advice insert sheet then goes on to suggest fabrics for different seasons, colors, accessories and foundation garments to wear with the dress.
Bust 36 inches / 91 cm
Waist 30 inches / 76 cm
Hip 39 Inches / 99 cm
Pattern is printed, cut and checked complete with instructions and extra fashion advice sheet.There are one or two small holes torn in the middle part of some of the pieces, not affecting any directions or contours. Pattern is in otherwise excellent condition.
Envelope is in very good condition for age, has only age-related yellowing.
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