Rare Patterns

Any patterns listed on this page are original paper patterns, not reproductions. All are shipped with insurance at no extra cost.

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1930's Ladies' Dress Bust 40" McCall 6534

McCall 6534

Price: $75

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This is a charming little original (non-reproduction) dress pattern. Patterns like these are so hard to find and this one is a sweet little gem!
The pattern makes a dress in three versions, with either long or short sleeves.
This pattern is from 1930.

Condition: Good for it's age. The envelope is in very good condition. The pattern pieces themselves are a bit rough, with some small tears, but are still usable.
Complete: Yes.
Size: 40" bust, 43" hip.
Printed: Yes.


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1920's Ladies Flapper Dress Vintage Butterick 1823

Butterick 1823

Price: $75

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This is a beautiful antique sewing pattern from the 1920's for a sweet little dress with long sleeves that end in a wide wrist band, v-neckline, and both bodice and skirt flounces. The lowered waist is belted with a girdle/ sash that ends in a bow at the hip, just above the skirt flounce.

Year/ era: 1923.
Condition: Excellent.
Envelope - Excellent with minor wrinkling.
Pattern Pieces - In great condition.
Instructions - Excellent.

Complete: Yes.
Size: 18
Bust - 35"
Hip - 37"

Pattern Type: un-printed.


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Rare Ladies 1930's Evening Gown Simplicity 1452 42” Bust

Rare Ladies 1930's Evening Gown Simplicity 1452 42” Bust

Price: $195

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This is a very beautiful, and very rare evening gown pattern from the 1930's. This is an original pattern, not a reproduction, and is even rarer to find in a more generous bust size!

Description:
The gown is long and slim as the best gowns of the 1930's always were. The sleeveless bodice features a slight draped cowl neck and a striking open back with bow-neck tie. All pieces are cut on the straight grain rather than on the bias, and features skirt godet inserts. The wrap coat has long, gathered sleeves set into the wrap at the upper arm and includes neck and wast ties.

Featured in Simplicity Patterns Catalog, June, 1934.

Condition: The pattern is in great condition for it's age. The envelope shows some very minimal wear. The instructions are in good , crisp condition and the pattern itself is in great condition, neatly folded and crisp. It has never been used.

Complete: Yes.
Size: 42" bust, 45" hip.


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Vintage Sewing Pattern 1950's Ladies' Dress McCall's 8509

Vintage Sewing Pattern 1950's Ladies' Dress McCall's 8509 for sale at mrsdepew.com.

Price: $250

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This is a lovely original vintage pattern (not a reproduction) for a ladies' strapless dress from 1951.
This pattern is incredibly rare and highly sought after by collectors. The slim fit body of the dress has a lovely turned down petal shape at the bodice and the wrap skirt is removable.

Condition: Excellent. The pattern is partially cut and has been very gently used. The envelope is crisp and clean with only minor bumping at the corners. One pattern piece has been slashed a bit for what looks like a fit adjustment, and I have included a copy of the pattern piece traced to it's original size.

Complete: Yes.
Size: 14
32" bust,
26 1/2" waist. 


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1950's Ladies Dress Vogue S-4787 Size 32" Bust

1950's Ladies Dress Vogue S-4787 Size 32" Bust for sale at mrsdepew.com.

Price: $175

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This is a lovely original vintage pattern (not a reproduction) for a ladies' strapless dress from 1957.
This pattern is incredibly rare and highly sought after by collectors.
The envelope description reads:
One piece dress with tie-on skirt. Slim two piece skirt joins bare top bodice at waistline. Full circle tie on over-skirt, in two lengths, is finished on ribbon waistband that ties in back. Tie on over-skirt maybe made in several layers.

Condition: Good. The pattern is uncut and appears to have never been used. The envelope looks like it had been torn quite a bit and was taped together by the previous owner. The instructions are crsip and clean. There is no fabric label included.

Year:©1957

Complete: Yes.
Size: 12
32" bust,
Waist not given but approx. 26". 


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Vintage Sewing Pattern McCall 5350 Ladies' 1920's Wrap Cape

Vintage Sewing Pattern McCall 5350 Ladies' 1920's Wrap Cape
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This is a charming, amazingly rare original (non-reproduction) cape pattern. Patterns like these are so hard to find and this one is a sweet little gem!

The pattern makes an evening cape in two versions, and features an inner pocket, narrow collar and tie, and a shaped and ruched drapery at the center back neck for a unique, almost butterfly look.

Condition: Good for its age. The envelope is in very good condition. The pattern pieces themselves are great, with some small tears to the interior of the pattern, but are still quite strong and usable.

Year: 1928

Complete: Yes.

Size: Medium, 26-38" Bust.

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Vintage Sewing Pattern 1950's Ladies' One-Piece Bathing Suit Vogue 6954 

Vintage Sewing Pattern 1950's Ladies' One-Piece Bathing Suit Vogue 6954 for sale at mrsdepew.com.

Price: $75

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This is a lovely original vintage pattern (not a reproduction) for a ladies' one-piece bathing suit from the early 1950's.

The envelope description reads:
"One-Piece Bathing Suit: Princesse-fitting bathing suit. Shoulder straps cut in one with side front sections and seamed on shoulders. Low-cut neck-line in back. Low shaped neck-line in front. Shorts join bodice at waistline.

Condition: Excellent. The pattern is partially cut and has been very gently used. The envelope is crisp and clean with only minor bumping at the corners.
Complete: Yes.
Size: 16
34" Bust,
37" Hip.

Pattern Type: Un-printed.


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1950's Ladies Evening Cocktail Gown Vogue 862 Couturier

1950's Ladies Evening Cocktail Gown Vogue 862 Couturier for sale at mrsdepew.com.

Price: $175

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This is a lovely original vintage pattern (not a reproduction) for a ladies' formal gown or cocktail dress.

The envelope description reads:
One piece dress and slip. Front skirt panel cut in one with bodice. Skirt is gathered at side fronts and across back where it joins the elongated bodice. Shallow, straight neckline in front, deep V-neckline in back. Button-back closing. Three-quarter push up and very short sleeves. Slip cut similar to dress included in pattern

Year: ©1955
Condition: Excellent. The pattern very crisp and looks even like it might be unused. The original cloth Vogue label is also included.
Complete: YES.

Size: 14
32" bust,
35" Hip.
Pattern type: un-printed.


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Ladies' Robe & Nightgown Vogue 6430

Ladies' Robe & Nightgown Vogue 6430 for sale at mrsdepew.com.

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This is a original vintage sewing pattern for a charming and quite rare little 1960's lounge and sleep wardrobe set.

The envelope description reads:
Nightgown and Robe. Gown with high-waisted bodice has very narrow shoulder straps and a long, full skirt. The robe has high shaping, a flattering wide-away collar and button and loop closing. Long narrow sleeves.

Condition: Crisp and clean with very little wear. The pattern is unused and still in the original factory folds. The envelope has some slight tearing to one side for about an inch.

Complete: Yes.
Size: 14, 34" bust.

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