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1950s Sewing Pattern, Rockabilly Princess Line Dress in Four Styles - Vintage Sewing Pattern Company
1950s Pattern, Rockabilly Princess Line Dress in Four Elegant Styles - Vintage Sewing Pattern Company
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1950s Pattern, Rockabilly Princess Line Dress in Four Elegant Styles

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1950s Princess Dress 

An eye-catching exceptionally good looking, 50s Princess Line Dress pattern, which is available in two sizes and four styles. You can wear the versatile Dreamboat Dress anytime of the day or night. Team with boots, with flats, or killer heels - even add a beret for that extra touch! The pattern has a choice of Skirts: (A) Below-elbow with a sleeved sheath and princess lines have a crossed pleated bodice and a deep back scoop. Style (B) is a sleeveless sheath and (C) is a full-skirted dress with below-elbow sleeves. The final style (D) showcases the sleeveless version of the pattern (C). 

Offered here as; Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF download.

Size Guide 
Bust 34" / 86.5cm Waist 26" / 66cm Hips 36" / 91cm Back length: 30.25" / 77cm

Bust 36" / 91cm Waist 28" / 71cm Hips 38" / 97cm Back length: 30.5" / 77.5cm

Sewing Skill Level: Intermediate 

Recommended Fabrics: Cotton-poly-viscose, Linen, Georgette, Chambray, Poplin, Batiste, Rayon. This style is not suitable for striped or plaid fabric or fabric with a diagonal weave.

Fabric Amount Guideline: Fabric amounts vary between 2.4 yds (2.2 metres) and 5.9 yds (5.4 metres), depending on size and views. 

Please see the pattern back image for specific details. Check out our extensive range of fabrics from our Recommended  Partners. 

What You Will Receive

If you select a Paper Pattern, you will receive a true to scale reproduction sewing pattern printed on A0 premium paper, along with instructions, and a full-colour front cover. Your pattern will arrive, in a clear resealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which will include age-related wear and tear.

Sizes

Please note that the size number (e.g. size 12) on the reproduced vintage pattern will most likely be completely different to today's sizing. The further back in time you go, the smaller the clothes get, and you may have to adjust up another size or two.

Women
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
Bust 76cm
/30″
81cm
/32″
86cm
/34″
91cm
/36″
96cm
/38″
101cm
/40″
106cm
/42″
111cm
/44″
116cm
/46″
Waist 59cm
/23″
64cm
/25″
69cm
/27″
74cm
/29″
79cm
/31″
84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37″
99cm
/39″
Hips 84cm
/33″
89cm
/35″
94cm
/37”
99cm
/39″
104cm
/41″
109cm
/43″
114cm
/45″
119cm
/47″
124cm
/49″
Men
Sizes XS S M L XL
Chest (at fullest) 89.5cm / 35" 97cm / 38" 104.5cm / 51" 112cm / 44" 119.5cm / 47"
Waist 59cm / 23″ 64cm / 25″ 69cm / 27″ 74cm / 29″ 79cm / 31″
Hips 84cm / 33″ 89cm / 35″ 94cm / 37” 99cm / 39″ 104cm / 41″
Children
Sizes Age 2 Age 4 Age 6 Age 8 Age 10
Chest 53cm / 21″ 57cm / 22.5″ 61cm / 24″ 66cm / 26″ 72cm / 28.5″
Waist 52cm / 20.5″ 54cm / 21.25″ 58cm / 23″ 61cm / 24″ 63cm / 25″
Height 95cm / 38″ 104cm / 41″ 116cm / 45.5″ 128cm / 50.5″ 140cm / 55

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