Vintage Sewing Patterns


Advance American Designer 8212; ca. 1957; Half-Size Dress and Bolero. (View 1) Bolero curved in front - Notched tuxedo lapels. Princess-line front, dart fitted back. Set-in, three-quarter cuffed sleeve. Dress with scooped neckline - inset trim in front. Drop shoulder short sleeve. Eight-gored skirt. Seams pressed in and edge stitched on outside. Gores pleat-pressed and stitched at center on inside. Effect: Fan-flared, sixteen-gored skirt. Contrast bolero facing and dress trim - purchased beaded appliques. (View 2) Dress one fabric, contrast bolero.

Was also issued as Advance 7012

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