Woman's World 5555; ca. 1936; Here is another expression of the favorite shirtwaist theme. Make this with long or short sleeve as you prefer... something gay & colorful. You could wear this with white hat & bag, with your gloves of the predominating color in your fabric. Colored gloves are so smart this season. They have a way of giving you a lift, too. This design is just as easy to make as the diagram sketches show, stop a minute & consider each step, not a thing difficult here. Even if you are not an expert sewer, you will find it easy to put together. 5555 cuts in size 14, 16, 18 years, 34, 36, 38, 40 & 42 bust. 36 requires 3 1/4 ards 39-inch material for dress with short sleeves. If you desire long sleeves, you will need in the same size 3 5.8 yards 39-inch material.

Illustration & description are from NEEDLE ARTS THE WOMAN'S WORLD BOOK OF NEEDLEWORK FOR 1936 - a catalog offering various needlework patterns & kits for knitting, embroidery, crochet, sewing, etc.

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