Mail Order 2741 Catherine's Dress with Fine Stitching / Late 1940's or very early 1950's. It's always hard to tell when the envelope has 1 1/2 cents postage as that covers a wide range. It looks early 50's but there was such a "crossover" in style during that time - IMO of course.
Our Catherine sure had an eye for style - nicely fitted bodice with little cap sleeves or long cuffed sleeves and that full skirt. The stitching is so attractive.
One of "Mabel's" patterns got snatched up yesterday. There's still one left.
Featured new was hard today. I purchased a bunch of "catalog" patterns all from the 1980's. Some great New Look Patterns (before they were taken over by Simplicity), some Vogue and some Simplicity. Finally settled on: Vogue 9955 Mischievious Camisole & Petticoat 1980's
with a "bustier" styled camisole. This would make a great bride's trousseau -
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