Simplicity 4989 on Flickr.
From the collection of Alexander B. Tecoma.
Misses’ and Women’s One-Piece Sundress with Two Skirts and Jacket in Half-Sizes
Dress has round neckline with a fitted neckband, and button-trimmed front tabs. Back neckline is lower than front. Belt is self-fabric or purchased. V.1 slim skirt has a kich pleat. V.2 is slightly flared, with 6 gores. Front edges of jacket do not lap. V.1 has braid or rick-rack trim. V.2 is top-stitched.
For Size 16 1/2 (B:37, W:31, H:41) —
Width of lower edge dress V.1: 52 inches.
Width of lower edge of dress V.2: 62 1/4 inches.
Finished back length of dress: 41 1/2 inches.
Finished back length of jacket: 18 3/4 inches.
Suggested Fabric Types —
Both views: Cottons, synthetics, blends; pique, broadcloth. Linens. V.1 also in double-knits; V.2 in sheer wools.
Sewing Notions —
View 1 & 2: Thread, bias seam binding (opt.), belt (opt.), two 5/8” buttons for dress, tailored shoulder pads (opt.), 14” neck type zipper.
Simplicity 3935 on Flickr.
From the collection of Jessica H. Jaeger.
Junior and Misses’ One-Piece Dress
Dress has a lowered neckline (V-shaped in back) and left side zipper closing. Bodice back has button and simulated buttonhole detail. Full skirt has gathers at waistline and self fabric tie belt. V.1 has short set-in sleeves and V-shaped self fabric inset at waistline of bodice back. Sleeveless V.2 has rick-rack trim and V-shaped opening in bodice back at waistline.
Size 16 (36B, 28W, 38H)—
Back length - neck base to waist, 16 1/2”.
Finished back length of dress, 43”.
View 1 and 2: 2 spools of thread, one 1 3/8” button.
View 1: 14” dress type zipper for side.
View 2: 16” neck type zipper for side, contrast thread.
Suggested Fabrics —
Both views (V.2 even plaid or plain): Cottons and blends; broadcloth, gingham, chambray, cotton satin, pique. Linen. Rayons, silks, synthetics; silk linen, shantung.