Don’t you love the descriptions of vintage garments? This is the ‘blurb’ for the magazine ad for Marian Martin 9376:
Look! This four-inch-wide bias insert in sleeve and bodice gives you the freedom of action! Reach, bend, sweep – do any active sport – this heavenly sleeve gives you plenty of leeway! Good news! This is a half-size style for shorter figures – no alteration worries!
And this is the line drawing for the promised garment:
And this is the dress I made from the pattern:
Probably not something I’d wear to do my sweeping in! My intended activities for this dress are more computer-related. More pictures over at my blog if you’d like to have a closer look at the details!