Dallas TV show star Linda Gray models dresses straight out of the ’80s

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Linda Gray with Larry Hagman on Dallas

Dallas TV show stars


Linda Gray on the cover of Good Housekeeping (1982)

Linda Gray on the cover of Good Housekeeping (1982)


For the rich girl look at penny-pincher prices, sew silk!

Opulent enough even for Linda Gray (Dallas’ superspender Sue Ellen Ewing), who models them here, our high-style silk dresses are also simple to sew — and cost a fraction of their ready-made counterparts.

$35: Dazzle of a dress in glimmering silk shantung by Dorchester, a Jonathan Hitchcock design. Simplicity pattern 5336.

Linda Gray of Dallas models silk dresses to sew (1984)


$75: Chic silk jacquard by Wellman in a bow-tied blouse and dirndl skirt. An Adolfo design. Simplicity pattern 5192.

Linda Gray of Dallas models silk dresses to sew (1983)

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$95: Floral silk chiffon from Stylecrest, and a super-easy pattern make this dreamy butterfly-sleeve dress. Simplicity pattern 5145

Linda Gray of Dallas models silk dresses to sew (1985)


$33.50: Pastel peach silk crepe de chine, perfect for this slither of a dress, designed by Cathy Hardwick. Stylecrest fabric. Simplicity pattern 9518.

Linda Gray of Dallas models silk dresses to sew (1982)

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