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  Title & Description # & Price
1917 Gray Serge Dress for Girl 15 Yrs.

34 Bust - 24 Waist - 36 Hips

This dress is of gray serge, adorned with braidings.  A collar and vest of organdie brighten the bodice..  Original French sewing instructions and English translation are included.

Yardage - 3-7/8 yds 40" wide

#1968

$11.00

1917 Marine Blue Serge Dress

36 Bust - 26 Waist

Our model is in fine blue serge.  The skirt is attached to the waist by very large pleats that form an apron in the middle of the front. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage -3-1/4 yds 52" wide

#2017

$17.25

1917 Green Dress for Girl 13-15 Yrs.

34.5 Bust - 26 Waist

This is a practical and nice dress in cotton or wool fabric in a sustained green color.  Original French sewing instructions and English translation included

Yardage - 4-1/2 yds 48" wide

#2018

$15.75

1917 Silk & Wool Twill Dress

36.25 Bust - 26 Waist - 38.5 Hip

The dress of the model is made of wool, while the under blouse is made of silk.  Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 5 yds 44" wide for dress, 3-1/3 yes 52" wide for blouse

#2023

$20.25

1917 Gabardine Dress w/Batiste Blouse

37.75 Bust - 27.5 Waist - 40.25 Hip

This dress can be made in light wool, in seersucker of wool, in fine serge, or even in cloth, with the sleeves in silk or cotton veil. .  Design for embroidery is included.  Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 3-1/3 yds 52" wide gabardine, 2-3/4 yds silk voile (batiste) 40" wide

#2027

17.25

 
1917 Embroidered Wool Dress w/light braidings

34.75 Bust - 24.5 Waist - 38.5 Hip

This dress can be made of a single cloth or two different materials, the skirt and the stole of the bodice being in serge.  Embroidery design included. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 5 yds 52" wide

#2029

16.75

1917 Dress of Quadrille

34.5 Bust - 24.25 Waist - 38.5 Hips

Our model is made in quadrille fabric with slices of color on a white ground.  can also be made in seersucker, solids or printed fabrics. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 5-1/2 yds 52" wide

#2033

15.75

1917 Two-Toned Dress of Veil

36.5 Bust - 26 Waist - 38.5 Hips

Our model is in cream-colored cotton veil, and in old red canvas; a small garland of embroidered red cotton around the neck.. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 5 yd 51" wide or 3-1/2 yds color #1, 2-1/4 yds color #2

#2035

17.75

1917 Dark Blue Shantung Dress

34.5 Bust - 24.5 Waist - 37.25 Hips

Our model is in dark blue Shantung, decorated in the same way with a stole of darker material with light embroidery on the belt and yoke. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 5 yd 4*' wide color #1, 10 yds 32" wide color #2

#2036

16.75

1917 Dress of Light Seersucker

38.5 Bust - 27.5 Waist - 40.5 Hip

Our model was in maroon seersucker, a double collar of tulle decorates the neck.. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 6 yds 60" wide

#2038

$22.50

1917 Gray Gabardine Dress

32.75 Bust - 23.75 Waist - 36 Hips

Dress of gabardine or terry cloth - this material is especially attractive in the clear hues of sand, dune, gray dust, our model that closes on the side, on the left of the panel of the front, is embroidered of a light drawing of braids.  Collar is of fine canvas. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 5-1/2 yds 48" wide

#2040

$15.25

1917 Pink Zephyr Dress for Girl 16 yrs.

34 Bust - 24 Waist

Our model was in pink zephyr threa; to the belt, very close to the yoke and pockets, one executes a samll pink and blue embroidery made with cotton. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 5 yds 48" wide

#2041

$11.50

1917Dress of Seersucker & Pleated Cotton Voile

36.25 Bust - 27 Waist - 38.5 hips

Dress is of seersucker, cotton voile, and closes in the back. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 6-1/2 yds Voile, 3-1/4 Yds Seersucker

#2042

$12.50

1917 Dress for Girl 14 Yrs.

32 Bust - 22 Waist

This dress closes in the back and the bodice and skirt are united under the belt. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 4-1/2 yds 48" wide or 6-3/4 yds 32" wide

#2046

$9.50

1917 Dress of Plain & Checked Material

34.75 Bust - 24.5 Waist - 36.25

This dress is made of checkered material and plain cloth cut on the bias. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - Checkered cloth 2-3/4 yds 48" wide or 4-1/4 yds 32" wide     Plain cloth - 2-3/4 yds 52" wide or 3-1/2 yds 32" wide                                                                               

#2047

$12.50

1917 Dress of Twill Worsted Wool

34 Bust - 24 Waist

This dress is of twill worsted wool for a girl of 16 years. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 4-1/4 yds 52" wide or 6-1/2 yds 32" wide

#2048

$13.50

1917 Simple Wool Dress

35.5 Bust - 26 Waist - 39.25 Hips

This dress for young women is in wool and is fairly easy to make. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 5-1/2 yds 52" wide or 8-3/4 yds 32" wide

#2051

$15.75

1917 Dress in Toile or Serge

34.75 Bust - 24.5 Waist - 37 Hips

This pretty model is especially befitting the girls and young women.  One could make the dress in woolen fabric mixes or in seersucker or crepon as well as fabric in serge. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 4-1/2 yds 52" wide

#2052

$10.50

1917 Dress for Girl or Young Women

34.5 Bust - 24.5 Waist - 36.25 Hips

This dress is easy to make of light woolen to be worn under a heavy winter coat or wear it all season. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage -5 yds 51" wide

#2068

$13.00

1917 Dress of Scottish Serge

37.75 Bust - 27.5 Waist - 42.5 Hips

This dress of Scottish serge is composed of a simple skirt and blouse that makes a basque, decorated with velvet ribbons in groups of three, or cloth Pékiné strips.   Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage -5 yds  52" wide

#2071

$14.50

1917 Maroon Wool Velvet Dress

36.25 Bust - 26 Waist - 40 Hips
This simple lined dress suit most of the waists, and will be especially pretty made in maroon wool velvet.. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 5 yds 52" wide

#2072

$12.25

1917 Dress of Silk or Voile

31.5 Bust - 22.75 Waist - 37 Hips
Dress of flexible silk or veil.  Can also be made in clear fine broadcloth, in seersucker  or crepon, this dress will charm the girls and young women. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 3-1/4 yds 40" wide, 2 yds 48" wide for blouse

#2073

$14.50

1917 Housedress for Middle Aged Lady

41 Bust - 29.5 Waist - 45.25 Hips

Our model is in Nubian plum, but one can make  in beautiful wool velvet.  The collar and the cuff facing of the sleeves are made in assorted cotton velvet. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 3-1/4 yds 40" wide, 2 yds 48" wide for blouse

#2074

$14.50

1917 Dress of Wool Gabardine & Silk

36.25 Bust - 25.5 Waist - 38.5 Hips

This elegant dress can be made in velvet or in flexible silk as well as wool gabardine. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 5-1/4 yds gabardine 52" wide, 8-3/4 yds 24" wide silk

#2076

$15.75

1917 Mourning Dress for Young Women

34.5 Bust - 23.75 Waist - 36.25 Hips

This pretty model, made in black flexible serge, is easy to make.  one can make it also in woolen fabric of color, the belt and that biasis that edge the jacket is make of silk or in velvet. Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 5 yds 58" wide, 50" of English crepe

#2077

$13.00

1917 House Dress w/Velvet Collar, Cuffs & Belt

38.5 Bust - 27.5 Waist - 40 Hip

This house dress can be made of lightweight wool trimmed collar, cuffs and belt of velvet.  Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 4-1/2 yds 52" wide or 6-1/2 yds 32" wide

#2086

$11.75

1917 Dress of Serge or Gabardine

35.5 Bust - 26 Waist - 38.5 Hip

This befitting dress to all waists is an easy execution, thanks to the pattern.  Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 5 yds 52" wide

#2088

$18.00

1917 Simple Bolero Dress W/Embroidery

34 Bust - 25 Waist - 36.25 Hip

Made of a small jacket covering the bodice of lining that supports the skirt, this dress is befitting to the thin waists.  Designs for embroidery included.  Original French sewing instructions and English translation included.

Yardage - 5 yds 48" wide

#2089

$13.50

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