Create some retro chic with this Vintage 1940s Gown and Dress Sewing Pattern from Simplicity. Follow vintage sewing techniques to make a day and evening dress giving you the unique look of the 1940s. Create a bodice with two sections that is gathered and joined into the dart seam. The drape on skirt is achieved by gathers at the lower edge of the dart seam. Options include the long sleeve with darts at the elbow, and a gown with petal sleeves. Patterns available suit US sizes 6-22.